9%) and five fresh and two cryopreserved ICSI-derived embryos resulting in three clinical pregnancies (42.9%). This research has shown IVF to be a legitimate fertilization technique for IVM
oocytes in PCOS patients and provides a greater awareness of the use of a fertilization method previously not utilized with IVM. RBMOnline (c) 2012, Reproductive Healthcare Ltd. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.”
“Background: INCB28060 Long-stem tibial components are available for complex primary and revision total knee arthroplasties. Most of the stems’ designs are based on anatomic data from Western populations. We conducted a morphologic study to determine the relationship of the tibial shaft to the tibial plateau in Chinese people.
Methods: We included knees from fifty Chinese individuals (twenty-five females and twenty-five males) in this study. On magnetic resonance imaging scans of the tibial plateau and the proximal part of the tibial shaft of each lower limb, the distance XMU-MP-1 between the axis of
the tibial shaft and the center of the tibial plateau was measured and was defined as the offset of the tibial shaft from the tibial plateau at three resection levels: the first just distal to the subchondral bone of the medial tibial plateau, the second 5 mm distal to it, and the third 10 mm distal to it. The dimensions of the tibial plateau were measured as well.
Results: At the first, second, and third resection levels, the mean tibial shaft offsets (and standard deviations) from the center of the tibial plateau were, respectively, 7.23 +/- 2.44 mm (3.40 +/- 1.94 mm of mediolateral offset and
6.22 +/- 2.05 mm of anteroposterior offset), 6.33 +/- 2.26 mm (3.14 MI-503 order +/- 2.04 mm of mediolateral offset and 5.24 +/- 1.96 mm of anteroposterior offset), and 4.75 +/- 2.07 mm (2.68 +/- 1.91 mm of mediolateral offset and 3.46 +/- 2.03 mm of anteroposterior offset). At each resection level, the mean offset in the male group was significantly larger than that in the female group.
Conclusions: There is a large variation in the offset of the tibial shaft from the tibial plateau in Chinese people. The axis of the tibial shaft is located anterolateral to the center of the tibial plateau in this population.”
“There is a lack of data regarding potential exposure of gametes to bisphenol A during IVF. Detectable concentrations of bisphenol A were not found in commonly used IVF plastic culture dishes, suction tubing or growth media under normal-use conditions. RBMOnline (c) 2012, Reproductive Healthcare Ltd. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.”
“It remains controversial whether anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) concentration is influenced by hormonal contraception. This study quantified the effect of hormonal contraception on both endocrine and sonographic ovarian reserve markers in 228 users and 504 non-users of hormonal contraception.