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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
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
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...
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]
Condition: Infertility, Male Intervention: Procedure: ICSI Sponsor: Tanta University Not yet recruiting