Implantation failures: success of assisted hatching with quarter-laser zona thinning.

  title={Implantation failures: success of assisted hatching with quarter-laser zona thinning.},
  author={C G Petersen and Ana L{\'u}cia Mauri and Ricardo LR Baruffi and J B A Oliveira and Fabiana Cagnoto Massaro and Kay T. Elder and J G Franco},
  journal={Reproductive biomedicine online},
  volume={10 2},
Implantation failure after IVF is one of the factors associated with a reduced chance of pregnancy for some patients. Assisted hatching methodologies are designed to facilitate the embryo's escape from the zona pellucida, and this strategy has been suggested as a means of improving pregnancy rates in patients with previous implantation failure. The aim of this prospective and randomized study was to evaluate the efficacy of quarter-laser zona thinning assisted hatching (qLZT-AH) in improving… CONTINUE READING
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