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Life table analysis of intrauterine insemination pregnancy rates.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3364509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
One hundred twenty-eight couples undergoing intrauterine inseminations were retrospectively reviewed. Life table methodology was used to analyze cumulative pregnancy rates and monthly fecundability. Respective 6- and 12-month cumulative pregnancy rates for each diagnostic group receiving intrauterine insemination were: cervical factor, 28.6% and 42.8%; male factor, 16.7% and 16.7%; female immune factor, 66.7% and 100.0%; male immune factor, 37.5% and 68.8%; and empiric treatment, 60.0% and 60.0%. There was no difference in pregnancy rates between sperm processed with a swim-up in Ham's F-10 or a two-gradient Percoll system. Abnormal sperm penetration assay results in patients with male factor did significantly (p = 0.05) lower the pregnancy rate. It is concluded that if no pregnancy has occurred after six cycles of inseminations, further workup or other treatment may be initiated, but additional pregnancies can be achieved from the seventh through the twelfth cycles of intrauterine insemination.
Authors:
R A Lalich; E L Marut; G S Prins; A Scommegna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  158     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-06-07     Completed Date:  1988-06-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  980-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine, Illinois.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Actuarial Analysis*
Adult
Female
Humans
Infertility, Female / etiology
Insemination, Artificial*
Insemination, Artificial, Homologous*
Male
Pregnancy*
Retrospective Studies
Sperm-Ovum Interactions

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