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Table 3 Patient’s characteristics and in reproductive outcomes of the two groups included in this study

From: A fast and safe technique for sperm preparation in ICSI treatments within a randomized controlled trial (RCT)

  A Group (n = 498) B Group (n = 536) P value
Basal sperm concentration (×1 0[5]/ml) 34.9 (±24.65) 36.01 (±25.81) 0.67
Retrieved MII oocytes (number) 5.44 (±2.67) 5.6 (±3.29) 0.63
Injected MII oocytes (number) 5.21 (±2.46) 5.45 (±3.03) 0.42
Timing procedures (minutes) 61 (±12) 12 (±6) 0,0001
Fertilization rate 80.00% (±18.35) 78.87% (±18.87) 0.56
Cleavage rate 92.10% (±13.69) 98.22% (±8.58) 0.0003
Blastocyst rate 41.2% (±20.69) 48.1% (±18.79) 0.0010
Implantation rate 20.25% (±30.90) 24.57% (±32.52) 0.19
Clinical pregnancy/cycle (%) 164/498 (32.8%) 209/536 (38.9%) 0.22
Ongoing pregnancy/cycle (%) 131/498 (26.4%) 172/536 (32.1%) 0.23
  1. Note: Value are expressed as mean ± sd or percentage