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Successive pregnancies with delivery of two healthy infants in a couple who was discordant for human immunodeficiency virus infection.
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PMID:  12137886     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To describe two successive pregnancies resulting in two healthy infants in an HIV-discordant couple who underwent IVF-ICSI. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University-based infertility clinic. PATIENT(S): A couple seeking fertility treatment in which the male partner was seropositive for HIV-1. INTERVENTION(S): Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and IVF-ET with ICSI. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Pregnancy outcome and HIV-1 seroconversion. RESULT(S): The couple delivered two healthy infants on successive pregnancies with use of IVF-ET with ICSI. CONCLUSION(S): For HIV-discordant couples in which the male partner is seropositive for HIV-1, IVF with ICSI is a viable option.
Joseph E Peña; Jeff Klein; Melvin Thornton; Peter L Chang; Mark V Sauer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0015-0282     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-24     Completed Date:  2002-09-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  421-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Embryo Transfer
HIV Seronegativity*
HIV Seropositivity*
Middle Aged
Pregnancy Outcome*
Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic*

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