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Transvaginal intratubal embryo transfer: a new treatment of male infertility.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1939546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intratubal embryo transfer is a new method in the treatment of human infertility. Following transvaginal sonographic oocyte retrieval, in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is performed and embryos are transferred into the Fallopian tube transvaginally. In comparison with gamete intra-Fallopian transfer (GIFT), fertilization under in vitro conditions offers the advantage that the success of the fertilization process can be examined. Therefore, this method can give important diagnostic information, especially in cases of poor sperm quality or unexplained infertility. After fertilization in vitro and transfer into the tube, embryonic development occurs in the physiological milieu of the oviduct. Transvaginal intratubal embryo transfer was performed in 95 patients with male factor infertility. In 29 cases (31%), a pregnancy was achieved. One abortion, but no ectopic pregnancy was observed. This method combines the advantages of IVF and GIFT and offers a successful procedure for the treatment of infertility.
Authors:
K Diedrich; O Bauer; A Werner; H van der Ven; S al-Hasani; D Krebs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human reproduction (Oxford, England)     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0268-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Reprod.     Publication Date:  1991 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-09     Completed Date:  1991-12-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701199     Medline TA:  Hum Reprod     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  672-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bonn, FRG.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Embryo Transfer / methods*
Fallopian Tubes
Female
Fertilization in Vitro
Humans
Infertility, Male* / therapy
Male

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