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Optimal Timing For Embryo Transfer For Low Responder Patients

This study has been terminated.
(Difficulty in recruiting patients)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01040247
First Posted: December 29, 2009
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amir Weiss, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
  Purpose
Women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy, who are low responder and agree to enter the trial will be randomized to a study group, for whom embryo transfer will be done on the same day as oocyte aspiration and fertilization; and a control group for whom embryo transfer will be performed 48 to 72 hours later, as is the current accepted practice.

Condition Intervention
Infertility Other: Embryo Transfer

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Amir Weiss, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pregnancy [ Time Frame: 14 days ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2011
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Day 0 Embryo Transfer
Embryo transfer will be performed on the same day as oocyte aspiration and fertilization
Other: Embryo Transfer
In the study group embryo transfer will be performed on the day of oocyte aspiration and fertilization while in the control group it will be done 2 or 3 days later as is common practice.
Active Comparator: Day 2,3 Embryo Transfer
Embryo Transfer will be performed 2 or 3 days after oocyte aspiration and fertilization
Other: Embryo Transfer
In the study group embryo transfer will be performed on the day of oocyte aspiration and fertilization while in the control group it will be done 2 or 3 days later as is common practice.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient undergoing IVF
  • Number of mature oocytes equal to or lesser than the maximum number of embryos intended for transfer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient nor consenting
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01040247


Locations
Israel
HaEmek Medical Center
Afula, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
  More Information

Responsible Party: Amir Weiss, Senior Physician, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01040247     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0027-09-EMC
First Submitted: December 28, 2009
First Posted: December 29, 2009
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2015
Last Verified: June 2015

Keywords provided by Amir Weiss, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:
Infertility
Low Responder
IVF
Embryo Transfer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infertility
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female