Gerta N Frantz

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IVM can be an advantageous technique when applied to PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) patients. The oocytes are retrieved from antral follicles of non-stimulated ovaries, specially preventing hyperstimulation syndrome. Apart from its role as a reproductive treatment, IVM has emerged as a promising tool for emergency fertility preservation, since it can be(More)
A common observation in oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM) cycles is poor embryo quality. However, no study was dedicated to assess zygote and early cleavage embryo quality in IVM cycles. The objective of this study is to analyze fertilization outcome, embryo development and the resulting pregnancy and births in unstimulated IVM cycles. IVM oocytes were(More)
The cryopreservation of human embryos in different cleavage stages has been employed as part of assisted reproduction technologies (ART), as it allows the transfer of less embryos and increases the cumulative gestation rate of a couple. Human embryos can be cryopreserved by slow or ultra-rapid freezing and vitrification. For decades, human embryos have been(More)
s of the 19th Annual Congress of the SBRA, Búzios, RJ, 05-08 August 2015 tes fertilization among women performing IVF/ICSI. Methods: A case-control study was performed. The population comprised women with diagnosis of endometriosis, with or without endometrioma cysts, presenting to IVF/ ICSI procedures. Risk (Odds Ratio – OR) of endometrioma to generate(More)
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