Optimal Timing For Embryo Transfer For Low Responder Patients
Women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy, who are low responder and agree to enter the trial will be randomized to a study group, for whom embryo transfer will be done on the same day as oocyte aspiration and fertilization; and a control group for whom embryo transfer will be performed 48 to 72 hours later, as is the current accepted practice.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
HaEmek Medical Center
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01040247
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology of reproduction in man and other animals, and on the biological, medical, and veterinary problems of fertility and lactation. It includes ovulation induction, diagnosis of infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss, and assisted reproductive technologies such as embryo transfer, in vitro fertilization, and intrafallopian transfer of zygotes. (From Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics of North America, Foreword 1990; Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Notice to Contributors, Jan 1979)
The techniques used to select and/or place only one embryo from FERTILIZATION IN VITRO into the uterine cavity to establish a singleton pregnancy.
Inability to reproduce after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Reproductive sterility is permanent infertility.
The transfer of mammalian embryos from an in vivo or in vitro environment to a suitable host to improve pregnancy or gestational outcome in human or animal. In human fertility treatment programs, preimplantation embryos ranging from the 4-cell stage to the blastocyst stage are transferred to the uterine cavity between 3-5 days after FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
The inability of the male to effect FERTILIZATION of an OVUM after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Male sterility is permanent infertility.