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A simple technique to increase success rate of artificial insemination.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6106593     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A simple technique to increase the success rate of artificial insemination is described: most of the cervical mucus is aspirated prior to the endocervical injection of the husband's or donor's semen. The bulk of seminal fluid is kept in place; its back flow into the vagina is prevented by gentle pressing of the syringe by the patient. Sixty-six women underwent treatment by this technique. The pregnancy rate was significantly higher, and fewer cycles of treatment per pregnancy were required, as compared to 65 women inseminated by simple endocervical injection. No side effects except mild transitory abdominal pain were encountered.
A Makler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:    1980 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-12-16     Completed Date:  1980-12-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cervix Mucus
Cervix Uteri
Insemination, Artificial / methods*

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