World report on fertility treatments reveals high use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection

Experts have attacked the rising use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) for the treatment of infertility, following publication of the latest world report on assisted reproductive technologies.
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Conclusions This study demonstrates that the use of ICSI for unexplained infertility achieved similar reproductive outcomes as male infertility cases, which are usually referred to ICSI. It also shows that the quality of semen did not positively affect ICSI outcomes.
Source: Middle East Fertility Society Journal - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionNo significant effect of COH on the studied autoantibodies by the time of OPU was found but further studies are required to interpret these results.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The findings suggest that spirituality plays a role in adjusting the psychological aspects of an infertile patient. PMID: 29873289 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
ConclusionsThere was no statistical difference in a small sample size for FertiQoL scores between all groups. In this study, FertiQoL scores were, therefore, not usable to predict withdrawal from infertility treatment.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a change in the follicular fluid metabolomics profile due to endometrioma is identifiable. Twelve women with ovarian endometriosis (aged
Source: Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Syst Biol Reprod Med Source Type: research
A patient just send me this emailI have had a sperm test done and my Sperm DNA Fragmentation ( DFI) index count is 40 %. My doctor says my wife will require a sperm donor. This is a classic example of how over-testing leads to poor medical care and harms patients.Doctors don't understand the limitations of the newer medical tests, and are quite happy to order the "latest and most expensive " tests when treating their patients - especially when they have no idea what's going on ! They cloak their ignorance with the garb of sophisticated scientific test results - and the poor patient gets misled !The reality i...
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS Our data demonstrate that the PPOS protocol increases the levels of 12 lipids in FF, which reveals a strong association between the differentially elevated lipids and better IVF/ICSI outcomes. PMID: 29783268 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Condition:   Infertility, Male Intervention:   Procedure: ICSI Sponsor:   Tanta University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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