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Table 1 Comparison of survival, implantation and pregnancy rates according to loading device

From: Factors affecting the outcome of human blastocyst vitrification

  Loading Device Sample Size Survival Rate Implantation Rate Pregnancy Rate
Mukaida et al , 2001[8] Cryoloop N = 60 63% -- 31%
Cho, 2002 et al[21] EM grid N = 21 83% -- 34%
Reed et al , 2002[10] Cryoloop N = 54 100% 15% --
Mukaida et al , 2003[9] Cryoloop N = 725 80% 20% 37%
Osada et al , 2003[11] Cryotop N = 580 99% -- 56%
Stehlik et al , 2005[12] Cryotop N = 41 100% -- 50%
Takahashi et al , 2005[19] Cryoloop N = 1129 86% 29% 44%
Kuwayama et al , 2005[18] Cryotip N = 5695 90% -- 53%
Liebermann et al , 2006[13] Cryotop N = 547 97% 31% 46%
Mukaida et al , 2008[29] Cryoloop N = 5412 92% 36% 49%