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Laser-assisted ICSI Versus Conventional ICSI

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03665103
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 11, 2018
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Muhammad Fawzy, Ibn Sina Hospital

Brief Summary:
Degeneration rate after ICSI is expectable but decreasing it is a goal. Laser-assisted ICSI can serve to decrease this degeneration rate.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infertility Other: Laser-assisted ICSI Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 966 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Laser-assisted ICSI Effect on Degeneration Rate After ICSI
Actual Study Start Date : September 17, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 1, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : August 5, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Laser-assisted ICSI Other: Laser-assisted ICSI
Laser opening of the zona pellucida.

No Intervention: conventional ICSI

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. oocyte survival after injection [ Time Frame: 6 days of culture ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. blastocyst formation rate [ Time Frame: 6 days of culture ]
  2. embryo utilization rate [ Time Frame: 6 days of culture ]
  3. clinical pregnancy rate [ Time Frame: four weeks after embryo transfer ]
  4. ongoing pregnancy rate [ Time Frame: Twelve weeks of gestation ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all ICSI cycles

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no exclusion

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03665103

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IbnSina IVF Center
Sohag, Egypt
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ibn Sina Hospital
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Muhammad Fawzy, IVF Lab Director, Ibn Sina Hospital Identifier: NCT03665103    
Other Study ID Numbers: Laser-ICSI
First Posted: September 11, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2019
Last Verified: August 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
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