A comparison of four different techniques of assisted hatching.

  title={A comparison of four different techniques of assisted hatching.},
  author={Başak Balaban and Bulent Urman and Cengiz Alatas and Ramazan Mercan and Alper Mumcu and Aycan Isiklar},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={17 5},
BACKGROUND Assisted hatching (AH) has been proposed as a means to increase the implantation rate in patients with poor prognosis for pregnancy. The procedure appears to be effective when used selectively. Several different methods for AH have been introduced over the years but comparative studies are lacking. The aim of the current study was to compare retrospectively the efficacy of AH performed with four different methods in patients undergoing IVF or ICSI. METHODS AH was performed prior to… CONTINUE READING

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