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Acupuncture, Chinese Traditional Medicine, in Embryo Transfer

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01449396
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 10, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Instituto de Investigacion Sanitaria La Fe

No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
  Recruitment Status : Completed
  Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2015
  Actual Study Completion Date : March 2018
Publications:
Dong J. Research on the reduction of anxiety and depression with acupuncture. Am J Acupunct 1993; 21: 327-30.
Paulus E, Zhang M Strehler E, Sterzik K. Motility of the endometrium after acupuncture treatment. Fertil Steril 2003; 80 (Suppl 3): 131.
Domar A, Meshay I, Kelliher J, Wang S, Alper M. The impact of acupuncture on IVF outcome. Fertil Steril 2006; 86 (Suppl 2): S378-9.
Benson M, ElKind-Hirsch K, Theall A, Fong K, Hogan R, Scott R. Impact of the acupuncture before and after embryo transfer on the outcome of in vitro fertilization cycles: a prospective single blind randomised
Craig L, Criniti A, Hansen K, Marshall L, Soules M. Acupuncture lowers pregnancy rates when performed before and after embryo transfer. Fertil Steril 2007; 88 (Suppl 1): S40.
Magarelli P, Criddenda D. Acupuncture and IVF poor responders: a cure? Fertil Steril 2004; 81: S20.
Magarelli ´P, Cohen M, Criddenda D. Acupuncture and good prognosis IVF patients: synergy. Fertil Steril 2004; 82: S80-1.
Magarelli P, Cohen M, Criddenda D. Acupuncture: impact on pregnancy outcomes in IVF patients. 12th World Congress on Human Reproduction, Venice, Italy, March 2005.
Magarelli P, Cohen M, Criddenda D. Improvement of IVF outcomes by acupuncture: are egg and embryo qualities involved? Fertil Steril 2005; 83: S9.
15.- Criddenda D, Magarelli P, Cohen M. Acupuncture and in vitro fertilization: does the number of treatments impact reproductive outcomes? Society for Acupuncture Research 2005.
Magarelli P, Criddenda D, Cohen M. Proposed mechanism of action of acupuncture on IVF outcomes. Fertil Steril 2006; 86: S174-5.
Magarelli P, Criddenda D, Cohen M. The demographics of acupuncture´s impact on IVF outcomes: infertility diagnosis and SART/CDC/age groups. Fdertil Steril 2007; 87: S10-1.
Cheong YC, Hung Yu Ng E, Ledger WL. Acupuncture and assisted conception. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2008; 4: CD006920. study. Fertil Steril 2006; 86 (Suppl2): S135.