The relationship between perceived stress, acupuncture, and pregnancy rates among IVF patients: a pilot study.

@article{Balk2010TheRB,
  title={The relationship between perceived stress, acupuncture, and pregnancy rates among IVF patients: a pilot study.},
  author={Judith Balk and Janet M Catov and Brandon Horn and Kimberly S Gecsi and Anthony Wakim},
  journal={Complementary therapies in clinical practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          154-157
        }
}
UNLABELLED The aim of this paper was to determine the effect of acupuncture on perceived stress levels in women on the day of embryo transfer (ET), and to determine if perceived stress levels at embryo transfer correlated with pregnancy rates. The study was an observational, prospective, cohort study based at the University IVF center. PATIENT(S) 57 infertile patients undergoing IVF or IVF/ICSI. INTERVENTIONS(S) Patients were undergoing Embryo Transfer with or without acupuncture as part of… CONTINUE READING

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