One versus two embryo transfer after IVF and ICSI: a randomized study.

@article{Martikainen2001OneVT,
  title={One versus two embryo transfer after IVF and ICSI: a randomized study.},
  author={Hannu Martikainen and Aila Tiitinen and Cl{\'a}udia Tom{\'a}s and J Tapanainen and Mauri Orava and Leena Tuomivaara and Sirpa Vilska and Christel Hyd{\'e}n-Granskog and Outi Hovatta},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 9},
  pages={
          1900-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND The main reason for adverse treatment outcome in assisted reproduction is the high rate of multiple pregnancies. The only strategy to avoid dizygotic twins is to transfer one embryo at a time. METHODS A total of 144 women, who had had at least four good quality embryos available after IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and who had no more than one previous failed treatment cycle, were randomized to have either one or two embryos transferred. The treatment outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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