Incomplete and inconsistent reporting of maternal and fetal outcomes in infertility treatment trials

Lisa Dapuzzo, Faith E. Seitz, William C. Dodson, Christina Stetter, Allen R. Kunselman, Richard S. Legro

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Abstract

Pregnancy outcomes and adverse outcomes in infertility trials are reported to varying extents; for example, 35% of clinical trials reported no information on pregnancy loss, only 43% reported adverse events during the preconception treatment period, and only 7% reported any serious adverse events. Incomplete reporting limits the value of these studies in counseling patients on the risk-benefit ratio of treatment to themselves and their infants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2527-2530
Number of pages4
JournalFertility and sterility
Volume95
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 30 2011

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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