Effect of air quality on assisted human reproduction.

  title={Effect of air quality on assisted human reproduction.},
  author={Richard S Legro and Mark V. Sauer and Gilbert L Mottla and Kevin Richter and Xian Li and William C. Dodson and Duanping Liao},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={25 5},
BACKGROUND Air pollution has been associated with reproductive complications. We hypothesized that declining air quality during in vitro fertilization (IVF) would adversely affect live birth rates. METHODS Data from US Environmental Protection Agency air quality monitors and an established national-scale, log-normal kriging method were used to spatially estimate daily mean concentrations of criteria pollutants at addresses of 7403 females undergoing their first IVF cycle and at the their IVF… CONTINUE READING


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