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Title: New Belgian legislation regarding the limitation of transferable embryos in in vitro fertilization cycles does not significantly influence the pregnancy rate but reduces the multiple pregnancy rate in a threefold way in the Leuven University Fertility Center
Authors: Debrock, Sophie ×
Spiessens, Carl
Meuleman, Christel
Segal, Luc
De Loecker, Peter
Meeuwis, Luc
D'Hooghe, Thomas #
Issue Date: May-2005
Publisher: American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Series Title: Fertility and Sterility vol:83 issue:5 pages:1572-1574
Abstract: After the introduction of new Belgian legislation limiting the number of transferable embryos to prevent multiple pregnancies after assisted reproductive technology, the implantation rate per embryo remained stable at 26% and the clinical pregnancy rate per embryo transfer did not change significantly (37.5% before and 32.5% after legislation), whereas the multiple pregnancy rate per clinical pregnancy decreased threefold from 25.9% to 8.0%) in the Leuven University Fertility Center.
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ISSN: 0015-0282
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Assisted Reproductive Technology Laboratory (-)
Section Woman - Miscellaneous (-)
Reproductive Medicine Section (-)
Department of Development and Regeneration - miscellaneous (+)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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