Spontaneous embryonic loss after in vitro fertilization with and without intracytoplasmic sperm injection

Giovanni B. La Sala, Giuseppe Nucera, Andrea Gallinelli, Alessia Nicoli, Maria Teresa Villani, Isaac Blickstein

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Abstract

To determine whether pregnancies after IVF, with and without intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), have different early spontaneous loss rates. Retrospective analysis of IVF/ICSI dataset. The Center of Reproductive Medicine, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Women undergoing IVF with or without ICSI. First-trimester sonography at 67 weeks to count the number of embryos with positive heartbeat. The number of embryos lost was calculated from a second-trimester sonogram. Embryonic loss rates related to the initial number of embryos, maternal age

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1536-1539
Number of pages4
JournalFertility and Sterility
Volume82
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004

Keywords

  • embryonic loss
  • ICSI
  • IVF
  • maternal age
  • multiple pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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