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N Navali, A Gassemzadeh, L Farzadi, S Abdollahi, M Nouri, K Hamdi, F Mallah, F Jalilvand
STUDY QUESTION: Does the intrauterine administration of hCG immediately after oocyte retrieval in antagonist cycles with ICSI and fresh embryo transfer (ET) influence the implantation rate or chemical and clinical pregnancy rates? SUMMARY ANSWER: The intrauterine administration of hCG after oocyte retrieval increases the implantation rate and chemical and clinical pregnancy rates. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY: Over half of IVF/ICSI cycles fail due to implantation failure...
September 28, 2016: Human Reproduction
Shlomo B Cohen, Jerome Bouaziz, Eyal Schiff, Alexander Simon, Michel Nadjary, Mordechai Goldenberg, Raoul Orvieto, Ariel Revel
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether hysteroscopic proximal tubal occlusion with Essure microinserts (Conceptus Inc.; Bayer, AG, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) can improve pregnancy rates in patients with hydrosalpinges who had failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. DESIGN: A prospective cohort study. SETTING: University-affiliated tertiary centers. PATIENTS: Twenty-four consecutive women with hydrosalpinges who had failed IVF treatment were included...
September 2016: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Jiratti Thammasiri, Chainarong Navanukraw, Suthipong Uriyapongson, Vilaivan Khanthusaeng, Chuchat Kamollirt
The objective was to investigate the effect of short-term (7 days) and long-term (14 days) progesterone-based estrus synchronization on number of follicles, progesterone concentrations, cumulus-oocyte complex (COC) gene expression, and embryonic development in goats. Nulliparous Thai-native goats (n = 45) were randomly assigned to one of two estrus synchronization treatments. Goats were treated with intravaginal sponges containing 60-mg medroxyprogesterone acetate (MAP; Synchrogest esponjas, Spain) during 7 or 14 days (short-term or long-term protocol, respectively)...
July 15, 2016: Theriogenology
Sotirios H Saravelos, Alice Wy Wong, Grace Ws Kong, Jin Huang, Robert Klitzman, Tin-Chiu Li
AIM: To assess whether pain experienced during embryo transfer (ET) is associated with the chance of clinical pregnancy in assisted reproductive technology cycles. METHODS: This was a prospective observational study of 284 women conducted between July 2011 and January 2014. Women under 40 years undergoing in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF/ICSI) cycles followed by fresh/frozen ET were recruited. Pain was measured using a 100-mm visual analogue scale...
June 2016: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
L I Xue-Yan, Y U Song, W U Qing-Qing
OBJECTIVE: To explore the risk factors of velamentous umbilical cord insertion(VCI)and the impact of VCI on perinatal outcomes. METHODS: The clinical data of 588 VCI patients who were treated in Beijing Gynecology and Obstetrics Hospital from January 2006 to January 2011 were retrospectively analyzed. In addition,61,143 non-VCI subjects were enrolled as the control group. The possible risk factors of VCI and the impact of VCI on perinatal outcomes were analyzed...
June 2015: Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao. Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae
Mahbubeh Enghelabifar, Somaiieh Allafan, Jina Khayatzadeh, Khadijeh Shahrokh Abadi, Mohammad Hasanzadeh Nazarabadi, Fahimeh Moradi, Nozhat Musavifar, Mohsen Jalali, Majid Mojarrad
BACKGROUND: Implantation failure of blastocyst is one of the main reasons of failure to become pregnancy following use of Assisted Reproductive Techniques. HLA-G, one of the non-classic HLA subtypes, seems to have a vital role in neutralizing of mother immune system. According to importance of ins/del polymorphism of HLA-G in regulation of HLA-G expression, it seems that this polymorphism has an important effect in immune response against embryo, and so success of embryo implantation...
September 2014: Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine
S D'Arpe, S Franceschetti, J Caccetta, D Pietrangeli, L Muzii, P B Panici
Hydrosalpinx has a detrimental effect on the outcome of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Surgical intervention such as salpingectomy or tubal occlusion before IVF improves the outcome of IVF, but these procedures are often contraindicated in women with dense pelvic adhesions. Thus, it is worthwhile to search minimally invasive alternative therapies. The main objective of this review is to assess and compare the value of all the therapeutic options for hydrosalpinx before IVF. The results of the following procedures were compared: the laparoscopic treatments (salpingectomy/proximal tubal occlusion), the hysteroscopic insertion of device achieving tubal occlusion, the tuberous sclerosis and the aspiration of hydrosalpingeal fluid at the time of IVF procedure...
2015: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Angeline N Beltsos, Mark D Sanchez, Kevin J Doody, Mark R Bush, Alice D Domar, Michael G Collins
BACKGROUND: Administration of exogenous progesterone for luteal phase support has become a standard of practice. Intramuscular (IM) injections of progesterone in oil (PIO) and vaginal administration of progesterone are the primary routes of administration. This report describes the administration preferences expressed by women with infertility that were given progesterone vaginal insert (PVI) or progesterone in oil injections (PIO) for luteal phase support during fresh IVF cycles. METHODS: A questionnaire to assess the tolerability, convenience, and ease of administration of PVI and PIO given for luteal phase support was completed by infertile women diagnosed with PCOS and planning to undergo IVF...
2014: Reproductive Health
L E E L O Lashley, L A J van der Westerlaken, G W Haasnoot, J J M Drabbels, M J Spruyt-Gerritse, S A Scherjon, F H J Claas
The major rate-limiting step in in vitro fertilization (IVF) success appears to be the implantation of the semi-allogeneic embryo into the maternal endometrium. To determine possible risk factors of recurrent failure of embryos to implant, we investigated immunogenetic determinants as level of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) histocompatibility, frequency of killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) and HLA-C alleles and HLA-G polymorphism. We DNA typed women with recurrent implantation failure (RIF) and their partners for classical HLA Class I, HLA Class II, HLA-G and KIR alleles and compared these results with couples with successful embryo implantation after their first IVF and normal fertile couples...
December 2014: Tissue Antigens
Ingrid Marton, Hrvojka Soljacic Vranes, Vladimir Sparac, Igor Maricic, Krunoslav Kuna, Miroslav Kopjar
We present two cases of endometrioid adenocarcinoma grade I, FIGO IA (staging according to the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) in young women, diagnosed within endometrial polyps. Both patients underwent repeated hysteroscopies and multiple biopsies after initial treatment to medroxyprogesterone one 400 mg daily or the insertion of IUD-LND (intrauterine device-levonorgestrel) for three months. In both of them, all histological samples were negative. Both of them decided that they would try to conceive...
2014: Journal of the Turkish German Gynecological Association
S A Salem, A C Peck, R D Salem, E Scott Sills
OBJECTIVE: This report describes a successful surgical approach to multiple in vitro fertilization (IVF) failures in the setting of hydrosalpinges, which had been previously treated with Essure inserts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A non-smoking 33-year-old Caucasian G2 P0020 (body mass index: BMI = 22) attended for second opinion. Her history was significant for bilateral hydrosalpinges having been noted on hysterosalpingogram two years earlier. This was managed by hysteroscopic placement of Essure inserts bilaterally...
2014: Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mehmet Tunç Canda, Namık Demir, Latife Doganay
Velamentous and furcate cord insertion with concomitant placenta accreta is a very rare and life-threatening event of pregnancy for both the mother and the fetus. Obstetricians should be cautious about umbilical cord insertion and placental adherence abnormalities in pregnancies conceived by assisted reproductive technologies (ART) particularly in women with Müllerian anomalies.
2013: Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Manuel Muñoz, Noemí Galindo, Inmaculada Pérez-Cano, María Cruz, Juan Antonio García-Velasco
A successful pregnancy is the greatest goal for reproductive medicine. The probability that pregnancy occurs during a cycle of assisted reproduction is a function of multiple factors, of which embryo transfer is one of the most critical steps in these treatments. This article reports a case of successful pregnancy and twin delivery by transmyometrial embryo transfer after IVF in a woman with a neocavity parallel to the uterine cavity, which prevented the transfer of embryos to the correct place. The patient first went to another fertility centre where embryo transfer was impossible to perform because the cervix could not be canalized...
February 2014: Reproductive Biomedicine Online
Jianwei Zhang, Xiaohua Wang, Ruisha Lü
OBJECTIVE: To observe the analgesic effect of acupuncture at Hegu (LI 4) in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) transvaginal oocyte retrieval using ultrasonography and explore its mechanism. METHODS: Ninety patients undergoing IVF-EF oocyte retrieval were randomly divided into three groups: an acupuncture group with needles inserted into bilateral Hegu (LI 4) points, a placebo group given placebo needles, and a control group with routine oocyte retrieval...
June 2013: Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chung i Tsa Chih Ying Wen Pan
Gu Xin, He Shi-Sheng, Zhang Hai-Long
Posterior lateral endoscopic nucleotomy is widely accepted as a minimally invasive surgery for lumbar disc herniation, but few studies have compared the transforaminal approach using two different techniques, YESS and TESSYS. One hundred and fifty lumbar IVFs of cadaveric spines were studied. Eighteen-gauge needles were inserted percutaneously toward IVFs into the discs by either YESS or TESSYS. The distances from the needle to the nerve root and from the needle to the spinal dura were measured and compared across different spinal segments...
September 2013: Clinical Anatomy
Alison V Cape, Kris M Mogensen, Malcolm K Robinson, Daniela A Carusi
BACKGROUND: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are routinely used in women with hyperemesis gravidarum. However, little is known about the consequences of PICC insertion in these patients. Our aim was to analyze PICC-related complication rates among pregnant women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Pregnant women with PICC insertion between January 2000 and June 2006 were studied retrospectively. Infusate type, comorbid conditions, and PICC duration were characterized...
July 2014: JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Amir Weiss, David Ozeri, Ronit Beck-Fruchter, Michal Lavee, Yoel Geslevich, Andrew P Levy
The haptoglobin (Hp) protein has been implicated in various aspects of reproduction. One possible mechanism is through its effect on angiogenesis. Angiogenesis plays a major role in follicle production. The Hp insertion polymorphism results in the production of Hp proteins denoted Hp 1-1, 2-1, and 2-2, with markedly different angiogenic activities. We sought to determine if the number of oocytes aspirated during in vitro fertilization is related to the Hp type and to compare clinical data and treatment outcomes...
October 2013: Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine
G Legendre, V Gallot, J-M Levaillant, P Capmas, H Fernandez
This case report outlines a successful pregnancy after proximal occlusion of a fallopian tube with Adiana(®) micro-insert in a patient with hydrosalpinx. A 32-year-old nulligravid patient with pelvic adhesive disease and unilateral hydrosalpinx underwent a successful occlusion of the hydrosalpinx by Adiana(®) matrix with a pregnancy after IVF cycle. Adiana(®) hysteroscopic tubal occlusion device can be used prior to IVF and seems to be an alternative to Essure(®) procedure. The theoretical advantage of Adiana(®) is the ability to maintain a uterine cavity free of all foreign matter...
June 2013: Journal de Gynécologie, Obstétrique et Biologie de la Reproduction
Roberto Matorras, Aintzane Rabanal, Begoña Prieto, Santiago Diez, Iñaki Brouard, Rosario Mendoza, Antonia Exposito
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate, in patients with hydrosalpinges, the effect on in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcome of the insertion by hysteroscopy of an intratubal blocking device, in cases where laparoscopic salpingectomy or laparoscopy was contraindicated. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective interventional case series study was conducted in fifteen women with unilateral (N=6) or bilateral hydrosalpinges (N=9) submitted for IVF. In all of them, laparoscopic salpingectomy was contraindicated...
July 2013: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Charles E Miller, Edward Zbella, Bobby W Webster, Kevin J Doody, Mark R Bush, Michael G Collins
OBJECTIVE: To explore the comparative efficacy, safety, and tolerability of agents used for ovarian stimulation and luteal support when applied in a population of women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) using a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist protocol. STUDY DESIGN: A phase 4, multicenter, randomized, open-label, exploratory clinical trial was performed at 7 assisted reproductive technology centers in the United States. Subjects included 173 women aged 18-42 years with a documented history of infertility who were undergoing IVF...
March 2013: Journal of Reproductive Medicine
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