In vitro maturation as an alternative to standard in vitro fertilization for patients diagnosed with polycystic ovaries: a comparative analysis of fresh, frozen and cumulative cycle outcomes.

@article{Walls2015InVM,
  title={In vitro maturation as an alternative to standard in vitro fertilization for patients diagnosed with polycystic ovaries: a comparative analysis of fresh, frozen and cumulative cycle outcomes.},
  author={Melanie L. Walls and Tamara Jane Hunter and John P. Ryan and Jeffrey A Keelan and Elizabeth A. Nathan and Roger Hart},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={88-96}
}
STUDY QUESTION Is in vitro maturation (IVM) as successful as standard in vitro fertilization (IVF) for the treatment of patients with polycystic ovaries (PCO) in terms of fresh, frozen and cumulative pregnancy outcomes? SUMMARY ANSWER There was no difference in clinical pregnancy rates in fresh or frozen embryo transfer (FET) cycles between the two treatment groups however, the IVM group showed a lower clinical pregnancy rate cumulatively. There was significantly fewer live births resulting… CONTINUE READING