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Table 3 Fresh embryo transfer outcome

From: Should a single blastocyst transfer policy be a clinical decision or should it depend on the embryological evaluation on day 3?

  eSET with elective day 5 transfer eSET with transfer day 3 or 5 Statistical significance
  /cycle /ET /cycle /ET /cycle
Pregnancy rate (positive hCG) 141/341 (41.35) 141/309 (45.63) 95/249 (38.15) 95/237 (40.08) 0.45
Clinical pregnancy rate 121/341 (35.48) 121/309 (39.16) 79/249 (31.73) 79/237 (33.30) 0.38
Ongoing pregnancy rate 118/341 (34.60) 118/309 (38.19) 73/249 (29.32) 73/237 (30.80) 0.18
Pregnancy loss      
   Miscarriage 14 14 10 10 -
   Ectopic pregnancy 5 5 1 1 -
Live birth rate 112/341 (32.84) 112/309 (36.25) 72/249 (28.92) 72/237 (30.38) 0.32
Mulitple pregnancy rate 4/341 (1.17) 4/309 (1.29) 0/249 (0) 0/237 (0) 0.16
    Day 3/cycle (%) Day 5/cycle (%)  
Pregnancy rate (positive hCG)    47/135 (34.81) 48/102 (47.06) 0.08
Clinical pregnancy rate    39/135 (28.89) 40/102 (39.26) 0.10
Ongoing pregnancy rate    36/135 26.67) 37/102 (36.27) 0.16
Pregnancy loss      
   Miscarriage    6 4 -
   Ectopic pregnancy    1 0 -
Live birth rate    36/135 (26.67) 36/102 (35.29) 0.16
Mulitple pregnancy rate    0/135 (0) 0/102 (0) 1