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Intra- and Interobserver Agreement in the Assessment of Human Embryos

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: March 1, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 1, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas D'Hooghe, University Hospital, Gasthuisberg
The purpose of this study is to determine the intra- and interobserver agreement.

Condition Intervention
the Focus of This Study is to Measure the Intra- and Interobserver Agreement for the Evaluation of Early Stage Embryos Other: embryo development

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Intra-and Inter-observer Agreement in the Morphological Assessment of Human Embryos

Further study details as provided by Thomas D'Hooghe, University Hospital, Gasthuisberg:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of the intra- and inter-observer variability in the assessement of human embryos
    Variation in observer assessment of embryo characteristics on day 1, 2 and 3 of embryo development. Assessment of these characteristics is standard procedure. Safety and tolerability or efficacy issues are not relevant for this outcome.

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1 Other: embryo development
intra- and inter-observator analysis


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 3 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
embryos of IVF/ICSI patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • fertilized embryos

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unfertilized embryos
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01802801

University Hospital Leuven, Catholic University Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gasthuisberg
  More Information

Responsible Party: Thomas D'Hooghe, Prof. Dr., University Hospital, Gasthuisberg
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01802801     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GP12122007
First Submitted: March 25, 2010
First Posted: March 1, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 1, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013