The degree of difficulty of embryo transfer is an independent factor for predicting pregnancy.

@article{Toms2002TheDO,
  title={The degree of difficulty of embryo transfer is an independent factor for predicting pregnancy.},
  author={Candido Tom{\'a}s and Kimmo Tikkinen and Leena Tuomivaara and Juha S Tapanainen and Hannu K Martikainen},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={2632-5}
}
BACKGROUND The role of embryo transfer as regards the success of IVF/ICSI treatments is recognized but has not been comprehensively evaluated. In order to determine its importance, the degree of difficulty of 4807 embryo transfers after IVF/ICSI was analysed retrospectively. METHODS Logistic regression analysis identified the age of the subject, type of treatment (IVF versus ICSI), number of embryos transferred and degree of difficulty of embryo transfer as independent factors predicting… CONTINUE READING