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Rockville, Maryland 20850


Purpose:

Laser-assisted intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) has been suggested as a more effective alterative to conventional ICSI when this method of insemination is indicated for patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). Laser-assisted ICSI differs from conventional ICSI in that a laser is used to drill a small hole through the hard outer coating surrounding an egg before the injection needle containing a single sperm is inserted into the egg. The hole eliminates compression of the egg that normally occurs with conventional ICSI, and thus may reduce the chance of damage. Laser-assisted ICSI is hypothesized to result in increased egg survival, and perhaps improved embryo quality, compared to conventional ICSI.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of infertility - Scheduled for IVF with ICSI Exclusion Criteria: - Retrieval of fewer than 6 mature oocytes


NCT ID:

NCT00114725


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Alana Davis, BS
Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Rockville, Maryland 20850
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 16, 2017

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