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Soft versus firm embryo transfer catheters for assisted reproductive technology

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • Ahmed M Abou-Setta,

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    1. Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE), University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Centre (UA-EPC), Edmonton, Edmonton, Canada
    • Ahmed M Abou-Setta, University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Centre (UA-EPC), Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence (ARCHE), Aberhart Centre One, Room 8412, 11402 University Avenue, Edmonton, Edmonton, T6G 2J3, Canada. abou-setta@ualberta.ca.

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  • Hesham G Al-Inany,

    1. Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Cairo, Egypt
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  • Mark D Hornstein,

    1. Harvard Medical School, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Gloria Richard-Davis,

    1. Ochsner Foundation Clinic- Elmwood, Fertility Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
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  • Fulco Van der Veen,

    1. Academic Medical Center, Center for Reproductive Medicine - H4-205, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • Nicolien van der Poel

    1. University of Amterdam, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine, in couples undergoing embryo transfer (ET) during assisted reproductive technology (ART) cycles, whether:
(1)the catheter type, and
(2)the volume and constitution of the transfer medium,
are associated with improved pregnancy outcomes.

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