The postwash total progressively motile sperm cell count is a reliable predictor of total fertilization failure during in vitro fertilization treatment.

@article{Rhemrev2001ThePT,
  title={The postwash total progressively motile sperm cell count is a reliable predictor of total fertilization failure during in vitro fertilization treatment.},
  author={Johann P. T. Rhemrev and Jan Willem Lens and Joseph McDonnell and Joop Schoemaker and Jan P. W. Vermeiden},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2001},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={884-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To predict the chance of total fertilization failure (TFF) before the day of ovum pickup with known semen and female variables. DESIGN A statistical model was constructed to predict TFF by retrospective analysis (2,366 couples) and subsequently tested on a new IVF population (917 couples). SETTING Academic tertiary referral center. PATIENT(S) Three thousand three hundred eighty-three couples who underwent an IVF-ET treatment. INTERVENTION(S) None. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) The… CONTINUE READING