Impact of Culture Medium on Embryo Quality

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Gasthuisberg
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01094314
First received: March 25, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare two culture media.


Condition Intervention
Embryo Development
Other: embryo culture medium

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Gasthuisberg:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • embryo quality: number and size of blastomeres, degree of fragmentation [ Time Frame: day 1 -day 3 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 790
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: sequential medium Other: embryo culture medium
comparison between two types of embryo culture medium
Active Comparator: single medium Other: embryo culture medium
comparison between two types of embryo culture medium

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 3 Days
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Embryos of patients younger than 36 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Embryos of patients older than 36 years old
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01094314

Locations
Belgium
University Hospital Leuven, Catholic University Leuven
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Gasthuisberg
  More Information

No publications provided by University Hospital, Gasthuisberg

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Thomas D'Hooghe, Prof, MD, PhD, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01094314     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML4562
Study First Received: March 25, 2010
Last Updated: March 25, 2010
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board
Belgium: Federale Commissie voor medisch en wetenschappelijk onderzoek op embryos in vitro

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