Evaluation of the Factors Associated with the Success of In Vitro Fertilization Cycles among Infertile Couples in Qassim Region, Saudi Arabia


Evaluation of the Factors Associated with the Success of In Vitro Fertilization Cycles among Infertile Couples in Qassim Region, Saudi Arabia


Agharid Abdul-Aziz ALsalahi and Amal Hussain Mohamed Ali

Department of Medical Laboratories, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


American Journal of Histology and Cytology

The science gets developed and we can get fertilization process in vitro under special condition, (Wang, J, et al, 2006). Female age reflecting ovarian function, is predictor of pregnancy after in vitro fertilization (IVF). (L.L.van Loendersloot, et al, 2010), while Mediterranean diet may improve the IVF success rate among women. (Karayiannis D, et al., 2018). Thus, the aim of this study was to find out the factors that will associate with the success of IVF cycle among infertile couple in Qassim region. methods was a cross sectional study conducted at Prince Faisal Bin Mishaal fertility center in October,2019. (34) of fertility center patients willing to participate constituted the study sample. The data was collected using structured questionnaire to gather information on demographic characteristics, smoking habit, diet and supplement intake. data was analyzed in EPINFO v7 with descriptive and analytical statistics. results showing (94.12%) of successful IVF cycle. Most of females (92.9%) are under age of 40, whereas (66.7%) males were 40 or above. (9%) of total participants were smoker, (26%) had a partner who is a smoker. (65%) of the participants were neither them nor their partners a smokers. (38.24%) consume proteins (3-5) times a week, (55.88%) consume vegetable and fruits once a week, (35.29%) consume grains more than (5) times a week and (35.29%) consume dairy products (3-5) times a week. conclusion of study the pregnancy rate is higher in female who were under age of 40 but there is no significant association between age, smoking and dietary intake with the successful of IVF cycles.


Keywords: IVF, Age, Smoking, Diet, Supplement.

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Agharid Abdul-Aziz ALsalahi and Amal Hussain Mohamed Ali. Evaluation of the Factors Associated with the Success of In Vitro Fertilization Cycles among Infertile Couples in Qassim Region, Saudi Arabia. American Journal of Histology and Cytology, 2020, 3:7. DOI: 10.28933/ajohc-2020-02-0205


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