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Live fetus following embryo transfer in a woman with diminished egg reserve whose maximal endometrial thickness was less than 4 mm.
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PMID:  22268267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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PURPOSE: To report the thinnest peak endometrial thickness to date resulting in a viable fetus following embryo transfer.
METHODS: Mild ovarian hyperstimulation was given to a 35-year-old woman with not only a family history of premature ovarian failure but she also had diminished egg reserve.
RESULTS: She consistently could not attain more than a 4 mm endometrial thickness in graduated estrogen replacement cycles or IVF-ET cycles. She successfully conceived on her second oocyte retrieval but first embryo transfer despite a maximum endometrial thickness of 3.7 mm; we believe this is the thinnest one to date associated with a viable pregnancy following embryo transfer.
CONCLUSIONS: Anecdotal cases are important to help couples make appropriate choices for their therapy. A physician could simply recommend a very expensive gestational carrier. However precedents might allow a given couple to take a chance with their ideal goal despite slim odds rather than compromise with a distant second choice.
Authors:
J H Check; R Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0390-6663     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802110     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  330-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Camden, NJ, USA. laurie@ccivf.com
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