No Benefit in Frozen Embryo Transfer in Nonpolycystic Women

January 12, 2018

(Medscape) – Frozen embryo transfer showed no clear benefit over fresh embryo transfer among infertile women who do not have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to two studies published online January 10 in the New England Journal of Medicine. In the first study, Yuhua Shi, MD, PhD, from the Center for Reproductive Medicine, Shandong Provincial Hospital–Shandong University, China, and colleagues randomly assigned 2157 women across 19 sites to receive either a fresh-embryo transfer or a frozen-embryo transfer during their first cycle of in vitro fertilization.

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