Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología
On-line version ISSN 0717-7526
PEZOA L, Daisy et al. EFECTO DEL REPOSO POST-TRANSFERENCIA EMBRIONARIA TRANSCERVICAL EN LA TASA DE EMBARAZO. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2008, vol.73, n.5, pp. 303-307. ISSN 0717-7526. doi: 10.4067/S0717-75262008000500004.
Background: Since first cases of in vitro fertilization bed rest has been recommended post-embryo transfer, in order to facilitate embryo implantation and reduce the possibility of its expulsión. This recommendation is common in all the assisted reproduction centers in rest of the world, however is not based on clinical eviden-ce. Objectives: Search published evidence regarding the recommendation on the rest post embryo-transfer and best results of in vitro fertilization cycles. Methods: We conducted a systematic search for published studies in english, german and spanish through Medline, Ovid and Cochrane Library. Results: Five articles met the requirements for inclusión and were considered in this analysis. While articles differed in compari-sons and resting time, none of them found a significant difference in favour of conducting rest post-transfer. Conclusión: The scientific evidence published does not relates rest post-transfer with best performing of in vitro fertilization cycles.
Keywords : In vitro fertilization; embryo transfer; bed rest.