Influence of antithyroid antibodies in euthyroid women on in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer outcome.

@article{Kim1998InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of antithyroid antibodies in euthyroid women on in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer outcome.},
  author={Changyoon Kim and Hee Dong Chae and Byung Moon Kang and Y S Chang},
  journal={American journal of reproductive immunology},
  year={1998},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={2-8}
}
PROBLEM To investigate whether antithyroid antibodies (ATAs) affect the pregnancy outcome in euthyroid women undergoing in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET). METHOD OF STUDY Thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPOA) and thyroglobulin antibody (TGA) were measured by radioligand assay kits that were used as ATAs in 79 patients with tubal or unexplained infertility who were enrolled in an IVF-ET program. Women who were positive for antinuclear antibody, lupus anticoagulant, anticardiolipin… CONTINUE READING