Rabea Youcef Khoudja

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It has been proved that air quality is crucial for the success of IVF because of the presence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), microbes, and perfumes, all of which can be harmful to embryo development in vitro. Therefore IVF laboratories are equipped with high efficiency particulate air (HEPA), and activated carbon filters plus positive pressure for(More)
The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of 2, 5, and 20 % O2 on post-thaw day 3 human embryo culture until blastocyst stage. One hundred fifty-five day 3 human embryos were used. One hundred twenty out of 155 embryos were recovered after thawing. Surviving embryos were distributed into 2, 5, or 20 % O2 groups and cultured for 2.5 days. At(More)
Shortened exposure of oocytes to spermatozoa has been reported to improve embryo quality. This technique requires extra manipulation of gametes in order to remove oocytes from the spermatozoa. This study presents a fertilization method that does not require additional manipulation and interference of oocytes during fertilization. To determine the benefits(More)
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