Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS) ISSN: 2315-5159
July 2017 Vol. 6(7), pp. 162-167
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Common predictive parameters anticipating pregnancy among poor and normoresponder patients in ICSI

Bahar Sarıibrahim

Zeynep Kamil Obstetrics and Gynecology Research and Education Hospital IVF Unit, Istanbul/Turkey

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Accepted 19 July, 2017


Multiple parameters are being considered in the field of IVF/ICSI success. It is difficult to estimate patient's response to ovarian stimulation in poor responder IVF/ICSI patient group. The objective of this study is to find the common predictive parameters anticipating positive pregnancy results among poor responder and normoresponder  IVF/ICSI patients. It was a retrospective study, examining medical records of 96 poor responder, 117 normoresponder patients between the ages 23-39 years who performed ICSI between June 2013-March 2015 at Zeynep Kamil Obstetrics and Gynecology Research and Education Hospital IVF Unit. Study (poor responder) and control (normoresponder) groups were evaluated in regard of positive pregnancy results. According to the results of AUCs and ROC curves five significant variables; the number of retrieved oocytes, the number of M2 oocytes, the number of fertilized oocytes, the day of embryo transfer and normoresponder group could be considered as diagnostic markers in the study and control groups and clinically these markers might be accepted as predictive parameters. The number of retrieved oocytes, the number of M2 oocytes, the number of fertilized oocytes, the day of embryo transfer and being in normoresponder group could be accepted  as predictive parameters anticipating positive pregnancy results among poor and normoresponder IVF patients. These parameters can also help couples deciding on subsequent IVF treatments or counseling for donor egg selection option.

Keywords: Poor responder, ART outcome predictor



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