TITLE

Single embryo transfer is an option in frozen embryo transfer

AUTHOR(S)
C. Hydén-Granskog; L. Unkila-Kallio; M. Halttunen; A. Tiitinen
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Human Reproduction;Oct2005, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p2935
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
BACKGROUND: A good strategy to decrease multiple pregnancy rate in assisted reproduction technology (ART) is the use of single embryo transfer (SET). METHODS: This retrospective study analysed 1647 frozen embryo transfers carried out during 1998–2003 in Helsinki University Central Hospital; of these, 872 were double embryo transfers (DETs) and 775 SETs. The SET group included 140 (18.1%) elective SETs (eSETs). RESULTS: The yearly rate of SETs in frozen cycles increased from 28 to 66%. Overall, the clinical pregnancy rate per frozen embryo transfer was 30.7% and the delivery rate 22.6%. The delivery rate was significantly higher in DET cryocycles than in SET cryocycles (25.7 versus 19.2%, respectively; P < 0.01). In DET cryocycles, the multiple delivery rate was 21.9%, 10 times higher than that observed in cryocycles with SET (2.0%) (P < 0.0001). When eSET was applied, no difference in delivery rate was observed when compared with cryocycles with DET (28.6 and 25.7%, respectively). CONCLUSIONS: SET can be used in frozen cycles to reduce multiple delivery rates.
ACCESSION #
20100105

 

Related Articles

  • Clinical evaluation of frozen/thawed embryo transfer following transport of oocytes and embryos. Takanashi, Yasuhiro // Reproductive Medicine & Biology;Mar2004, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1 

    We evaluated the efficacy of the transport oocyte/embryo frozen/thawed embryo transfer method, in which oocytes or embryos were transported from satellite clinics to the main assisted reproductive technology (ART) center, and surplus embryos were placed in cryopreservation. We evaluated 41...

  • One-Two Lysed Blastomeres Does Not Negatively Influence Development.  // Fertility Weekly;11/10/2008, p10 

    The article reports on a study conducted by Xiaoying Zheng and colleagues regarding the influence of one-two blastomeres lysis on the development of frozen-thawed human embryos. They examined frozen-thawed embryo replacement with thawed day three embryos wherein they compared the transfer cycles...

  • Frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles: clinical outcomes of single and double blastocyst transfers. Berin, Inna; McLellan, Sarah; Macklin, Eric; Toth, Thomas; Wright, Diane // Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics;Jul2011, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p575 

    Purpose: To evaluate clinical outcomes of frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles when one or two blastocysts are transferred. Methods: Retrospective chart review Results: Two hundred forty-three frozen blastocyst transfer (FBT) cycles were analyzed. Clinical pregnancy rate (50.4% vs. 34.7%), live...

  • Single embryo transfer and multiple pregnancy rate reduction in IVF/ICSI: a 5-year appraisal. De Sutter, Paul; Van der Elst, J; Coetsier, T; Dhont, M // Reproductive BioMedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited;Jun2003, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p464 

    Presents a study that investigated single embryo transfer and multiple pregnancy rate reduction in in-vitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Materials and methods; Results; Discussion.

  • SELECTED ORAL COMMUNICATION SESSION, SESSION 71: QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN ART Wednesday 6 July 2011 14:00 - 15:45.  // Human Reproduction;Jan2011 Supplement 1, Vol. 26 Issue suppl_1, pi113 

    No abstract available.

  • Two IVF Cycles with SET vs. One Cycle with DET: A Randomized Controlled Trial.  // Fertility Weekly;6/13/2005, p4 

    Reports on the two cycles of single embryo transfer (SET) as one cycle with double embryo transfer (DET), according to a study in the Netherlands. Contribution of multiple pregnancies to the cause of complications in in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment for mother and babies; Evaluation of the...

  • Selected single blastocyst transfers maintained pregnancy outcome and eliminated multiple pregnancies. Kuramoto, Takeshi; Boediono, Arief; Egashira, Akiyoshi; Motoishi, Mutsuro; Sugioka, Michiyo; Fukuda, Kimiko; Higashijima, Toki; Yoshioka, Naomi; Rajamahendran, Rajadurai // Reproductive Medicine & Biology;Mar2004, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p13 

    Transfer of more than one embryo following in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection cycles have increased pregnancy rate at the cost of increasing the incidence of triplets and twins. It has been proposed that prolonged culture to the blastocyst stage would automatically result in...

  • Reproductive efficiency of women over the age of 40 and the low risk of multiple pregnancies. Bromer, Jason G.; Sakkas, Denny; Siano, Linda J.; Benadiva, Claudio A.; Patrizio, Pasquale // Reproductive BioMedicine Online (Reproductive Healthcare Limited;Dec2009 Supplement 4, Vol. 19 Issue S4, Special section p1 

    Infertile patients over the age of 40 are generally considered to have a low chance of success with assisted cycles despite high numbers of embryos transferred. The risk of multiple pregnancy in this group of patients is not well established. The present study determined the rate of embryos that...

  • Determining Number of Embryos To Transfer. Parinaud, Jean // Fertility Weekly;7/17/2006, p5 

    The article reports on the result of the study that aims to establish an objective prognostic score for the prediction of implantation rates according to clinical and biological parameters to achieve a high pregnancy rate and low multiple pregnancy risk in France. It is observed that an...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics