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Online tool predicts chances of conceiving with IVF

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6170 (Published 17 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6170
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. London

An online calculator that predicts a couple’s individualised chances of conceiving, after a single cycle of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment and over a course of cycles, has been created by researchers using data from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority register, The BMJ reports.1

The researchers included data on 113 873 women who underwent 184 269 complete IVF or ICSI cycles using their own eggs and their partner’s sperm from 1999 to 2008. Of these women, 33 154 (29.1%) had a live birth …

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