Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0932

Kevin Nguyen

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando,, USA

  • Research Article   
    The Blastulation Rate as a Metric For an In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory, Patient And Physician Factors May Impact that Rate
    Author(s): Bruce I Rose* and Kevin Nguyen

    Objective: To determine the blastulation rate for an In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) laboratory and determine how it was effected by patient and physician variables. Design: Retrospective Cohort. Setting: Community-based IVF center staffed by one embryologist and five physicians from 2017-2019 Interventions:Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation, oocyte retrieval, and embryo culture for up to six days (1005 cycles and 11,022 oocytes Main Outcome Measure: The proportion of pre-zygotes that developed into blastocysts. Results: The overall blastulation rate was 70%. The blastulation rate was not significantly affected by maternal age. The blastulation rate was decreased when surgically obtained sperm were used (59.2%; p<0.0001), but not sign.. View More»

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