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OBJECTIVE To review the authors' experience in a successful frozen blastocyst program. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING University IVF program. PATIENTS Women of all ages undergoing 64 frozen blastocyst nondonor thaw cycles. INTERVENTION(S) Thaw cycles with day 5 or day 6 frozen blastocysts replaced into luteal day 5 endometrium in natural or(More)
One hundred two patients with 131 consecutive cementless total knee arthroplasties that retained the posterior cruciate ligament were followed up prospectively. The average age of the patients was 58 years (range, 32-75 years). The mean followup on the surviving knee arthroplasties was 11 years (range, 7-16 years). The patellar component was metal-backed in(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the fertilization and developmental potential of immature oocytes obtained from controlled ovarian hyperstimulated cycles of patients undergoing intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Academic assisted reproductive technology program. PATIENT(S) Two hundred patients with at least one mature(More)
Multiple genetic linkage studies support the hypothesis that the 15q13-14 chromosomal region contributes to the etiology of schizophrenia. Among the putative candidate genes in this area are the alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene (CHRNA7) and its partial duplication, CHRFAM7A. A large chromosomal segment including the CHRFAM7A gene locus, but not(More)
PURPOSE To present a case involving the transfer of a single pronucleated oocyte resulting in a monozygotic twin pregnancy. METHOD A descriptive case report of a single patient. RESULTS The patient conceived and was found to have a monochorionic diamnionic pregnancy which resulted in the birth of normal identical twin boys at 32 weeks of gestation. (More)
(99m)Tc-sestamibi myocardial perfusion imaging is frequently performed in conjunction with exercise or pharmacologic stress testing for evaluation of coronary heart disease. Interpretation of these studies includes systematic review of unprocessed rotating projectional images for evaluation of cardiac size as well as the presence of motion or attenuation(More)
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