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Recipient age and pulsatility index affect uterine receptivity in oocyte donation programmes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18616897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Successful embryo implantation depends on interactions between the embryo and the uterus. Investigating factors related to the recipients in an oocyte donation programme could therefore improve the overall pregnancy outcome. In this study, the factors that affect outcomes following IVF after oocyte donation were evaluated in a retrospective cohort study. A total of 143 cycles were evaluated. All oocyte donors were younger than 30 years of age. In the youngest recipients (< 34 years old) the implantation rate was higher (P = 0.042) and the abortion rate was apparently lower than in the recipients of more advanced age (> or =40 years old). The implantation and pregnancy rates were higher when the pulsatility index was > or = 3.0. The pulsatility index on the day of embryo transfer in oocyte donation IVF cycles was an important determinant of successful pregnancy outcomes.
Authors:
Lii-Shung Huang; Maw-Sheng Lee; En-Hui Cheng; Tsung-Hsien Lee; Chung-Hsien Liu; Meng-Chih Lee; Ming-Chih Chou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reproductive biomedicine online     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1472-6491     ISO Abbreviation:  Reprod. Biomed. Online     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-11     Completed Date:  2008-08-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101122473     Medline TA:  Reprod Biomed Online     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-100     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Chung-Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Aging
Embryo Implantation*
Embryo Transfer
Endometrium / pathology
Female
Fertilization in Vitro / methods
Humans
Oocyte Donation*
Oocytes / metabolism
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy Rate
Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic / methods

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