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Serum estradiol positively predicts outcomes in patients undergoing in vitro fertilization.
In patients undergoing in vitro fertilization, the presence of higher E(2) levels at the time of hCG administration predict a greater likelihood of ongoing pregnancy.
Middle to lower uterine segment embryo transfer improves implantation and pregnancy rates compared with fundal embryo transfer.
OBJECTIVE To assess differences in pregnancy and implantation rates as a function of the embryo placement. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A tertiary care center. SUBJECT(S) All fresh,Expand
Subcutaneous versus intramuscular administration of human chorionic gonadotropin during an in vitro fertilization cycle.
OBJECTIVE To confirm that hCG levels in follicular fluid and serum would be comparable between i.m. and s.c. administration of purified hCG. DESIGN In a prospective study, serum and follicularExpand
Does ethnicity influence in vitro fertilization (IVF) birth outcomes?
OBJECTIVE To determine if ethnicity influences IVF birth outcome. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING University-based IVF program. PATIENT(S) All African American women (n = 71) andExpand
Monozygotic pregnancies from transfers of zona-free blastocysts.
Abstract To minimize the risk of identical twinning the zona pellucida (ZP) was completely removed before blastocyst ET in all blastocyst transfers performed between May 1, 1999 and April 30, 2000.Expand
Clinical approach to recurrent implantation failure: evidence-based evaluation of the endometrium.
The endometrium is a dynamic, repetitively cycling tissue that mediates the implantation of the blastocyst. Evaluation of this complex tissue necessitates sophisticated methods that can assess itsExpand
The influence of sperm morphology on preimplantation genetic diagnosis cycles outcome.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of abnormal sperm morphology on the rates of aneuploidy, implantation, and clinical pregnancy. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING University-based IVFExpand
Religion in Roman Egypt : assimilation and resistance
This exploration of cultural resilience examines the complex fate of classical Egyptian religion during the centuries from the period when Christianity first made its appearance in Egypt to when itExpand
Evil incarnate : rumors of demonic conspiracy and ritual abuse in history
Kniha Davida Frankfurtera Evil Incarnate byla sice vydána již v roce 2006, v češtině ale dosud nevyšla a její témata zasahují do aktuálních diskuzí o nábožensky motivované perzekuci nebo o obviněníchExpand