Ahmed M Abou-Setta

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What is the best site for embryo deposition? A systematic review and meta-analysis using direct and adjusted indirect comparisons
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:611-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (LNG-IUD) for symptomatic endometriosis following surgery
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Centre for Healthcare Innovation, University of Manitoba, Wiinnipeg, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD005072. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Air fluid versus fluid-only models of embryo catheter loading: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:80-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine insemination catheters for assisted reproduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, Cairo, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 21:1961-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Firm embryo transfer catheters for assisted reproduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis using direct and adjusted indirect comparisons
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Centre, 3, Street 161, Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:191-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Among women undergoing embryo transfer, is the probability of pregnancy and live birth improved with ultrasound guidance over clinical touch alone? A systemic review and meta-analysis of prospective randomized trials
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, Cairo, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 88:333-41. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Soft versus firm embryo transfer catheters for assisted reproduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, 3, Street 161, Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 20:3114-21. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Transmission risk of hepatitis C virus via semen during assisted reproduction: how real is it?
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, 3, Street 161, Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 19:2711-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of passive uterine straightening during embryo transfer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:516-22. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist in a flexible protocol: a pilot study
    Ragaa T Mansour
    Egyptian IVF ET Center, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:444-6. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint What is the best site for embryo deposition? A systematic review and meta-analysis using direct and adjusted indirect comparisons
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:611-9. 2007
    ..g. approximately 20 mm) compared with the traditional high cavity (e.g. approximately 10 mm) transfers. More well-designed and powered randomized trials are needed to confirm this conclusion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device (LNG-IUD) for symptomatic endometriosis following surgery
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Centre for Healthcare Innovation, University of Manitoba, Wiinnipeg, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD005072. 2013
    ..The aim of medical therapy is to inhibit growth of endometriotic implants by induction of a hypo-estrogenic state. Treatment with a hormone-releasing intrauterine device, using levonorgestrel (LNG-IUD), has also been suggested...
  3. ncbi request reprint Air fluid versus fluid-only models of embryo catheter loading: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:80-4. 2007
    ..There is a need for well-designed and powered randomized trials to determine any possible benefit to either method...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine insemination catheters for assisted reproduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, Cairo, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 21:1961-7. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature so that we could evaluate the use of soft versus firm catheters in subfertile women undergoing IUI...
  5. ncbi request reprint Firm embryo transfer catheters for assisted reproduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis using direct and adjusted indirect comparisons
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Centre, 3, Street 161, Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:191-8. 2006
    ..99; 95% CI=-0.87-1.79 and OR=0.86; 95% CI=-0.77-1.35). In conclusion, both Tom Cat and Tefcat catheters give better outcomes than the TDT catheter, but are similar to each other...
  6. ncbi request reprint Among women undergoing embryo transfer, is the probability of pregnancy and live birth improved with ultrasound guidance over clinical touch alone? A systemic review and meta-analysis of prospective randomized trials
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, Cairo, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 88:333-41. 2007
    ..To investigate the theory that ultrasound guidance during ET improves clinical outcomes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Soft versus firm embryo transfer catheters for assisted reproduction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, 3, Street 161, Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 20:3114-21. 2005
    ..We therefore decided to systematically review the evidence provided in the literature so that we may evaluate a single variable in relation to a successful transfer, the firmness of the embryo transfer catheter...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transmission risk of hepatitis C virus via semen during assisted reproduction: how real is it?
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, 3, Street 161, Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 19:2711-7. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of passive uterine straightening during embryo transfer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ahmed M Abou-Setta
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:516-22. 2007
    ..Part of the success of ultrasound-guided embryo transfer has been associated with the beneficial effect of uterine straightening by passive bladder distention. Even so, this has not been properly analysed in the literature...
  10. ncbi request reprint The use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist in a flexible protocol: a pilot study
    Ragaa T Mansour
    Egyptian IVF ET Center, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:444-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of a flexible protocol of starting gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist according to the size of the leading follicle...
  11. doi request reprint Highly purified hMG achieves better pregnancy rates in IVF cycles but not ICSI cycles compared with recombinant FSH: a meta-analysis
    Hesham G Al-Inany
    The Egyptian IVF ET Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:372-8. 2009
    ..Human menopausal gonadotropin (hMG) was demonstrated to be superior to recombinant FSH (rFSH) regarding clinical outcomes. It is not clear whether this change in the evidence was due to the introduction of highly purified (HP) hMG...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy rate is not improved by delaying embryo transfer from days 2 to 3
    Mona M Aboulghar
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center 3, 161 Street, Hadaek Al Maadi, Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 107:176-9. 2003
    ..To compare the outcome of assisted reproduction in day 2 versus day three embryo transfer...
  13. ncbi request reprint HMG versus rFSH for ovulation induction in developing countries: a cost-effectiveness analysis based on the results of a recent meta-analysis
    Hesham G Al-Inany
    The Egyptian IVF ET Centre, Maadi, and Cairo University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo, Egypt
    Reprod Biomed Online 12:163-9. 2006
    ..The decision to adopt a more expensive, cost-ineffective treatment could result in a lower number of cycles of IVF/ICSI treatment undertaken, especially in the case of most developing countries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sperm suspension is a highly ultrasonically visible material: a novel model to study uterine activity
    Ragaa T Mansour
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, 3 Street 161, Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 22:1942-5. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to find an ultrasonically echogenic material to study the uterine activity, and to test whether closing the vaginal speculum on the cervix prevents the displacement of the injected material...
  15. doi request reprint The effectiveness of clomiphene citrate in LH surge suppression in women undergoing IUI: a randomized controlled trial
    Hesham Al-Inany
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 94:2167-71. 2010
    ..To study the effectiveness of clomiphene citrate (CC) in preventing a premature LH surge during controlled ovarian stimulation in women undergoing assisted reproduction...
  16. ncbi request reprint Criteria of a successful coasting protocol for the prevention of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    Ragaa Mansour
    The Egyptian IVF ET Center, 3, Road 161 Hadayek El Maadi, Cairo 11431, Egypt
    Hum Reprod 20:3167-72. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to report a large series of patients (n = 1223) at risk of developing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) who underwent coasting...
  17. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of human menopausal gonadotrophins versus recombinant FSH: a meta-analysis
    Hesham G Al-Inany
    The Egyptian IVF ET Centre, Cairo, Egypt
    Reprod Biomed Online 16:81-8. 2008
    ..The other secondary outcomes were not different between the two groups. In conclusion, HMG has been demonstrated to be superior to r-FSH with regard to the clinical outcomes, with equivalent patient safety during assisted reproduction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Selection of individual testicular tubules from biopsied testicular tissue with a stereomicroscope improves sperm retrieval rate
    Ahmed Kamal
    Egyptian IVF ET Center, Cairo, Egypt
    J Androl 25:123-7. 2004
    ..It is possible that surgical-loops TESE coupled with stereomicroscope may offer superior sperm retrieval when compared with conventional TESE and may also offer reduced operative time when compared with microdissection TESE...
  19. doi request reprint Are all human-derived follicle-stimulating hormone products the same? A systematic review and meta-analysis using direct and adjusted indirect analyses, to determine whether Fostimon® is more efficient than Metrodin-HP®
    Hesham G Al-Inany
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Gynecol Endocrinol 28:94-101. 2012
    ..Even so, much of the evidence comes from unavailable products. If the efficacy of the currently available Fostimon(®) is superior, the off-market Metrodin-HP(®), then data from the latter should not be used, gauge of the former...
  20. ncbi request reprint Firm versus soft embryo transfer catheters under ultrasound guidance: does catheter choice really influence the pregnancy rates?
    Ismail Aboulfotouh
    The International Egyptian IVF Center, Cairo, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 89:1261-2. 2008
    ..This may be as a result of decreasing the incidence of difficult transfers and endometrial injury with ET under ultrasound guidance...
  21. doi request reprint Gonadotrophins for idiopathic male factor subfertility
    Abdelhamid M Attia
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, 18 El Ghaith St, Cairo, Egypt, 12311
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 8:CD005071. 2013
    ..Researchers have used gonadotrophins to improve sperm parameters in idiopathic male factor subfertility with the ultimate goal of increasing birth and pregnancy rates, but results have been conflicting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone antagonists for assisted reproductive technology
    Hesham G Al-Inany
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, 8 Moustapha Hassanin St, Manial, Cairo, Egypt
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001750. 2011
    ..This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2001, and previously updated in 2006...
  23. ncbi request reprint Recombinant versus urinary human chorionic gonadotrophin for final oocyte maturation triggering in IVF and ICSI cycles
    Mohamed Afm Youssef
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt and Center for Reproductive Medicine CVV, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Cairo, Egypt
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD003719. 2011
    ..However, prior to a change in practice the effectiveness of the recombinant drugs should be known compared to the currently used urinary human chorionic gonadotrophin (uhCG)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Paternal age and outcome of intracytoplasmic sperm injection
    Mohamed Aboulghar
    The Egyptian IVF ET Centre, no 3, St 181, Hadaek El Maadi, Maadi, Egypt
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:588-92. 2007
    ..0001; OR = 1.36, 95% CI = 1.19-1.55), but this did not affect the pregnancy rate. In conclusion, it appears that paternal age has no effect on the pregnancy rate after ICSI...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on the incidence of cardiovascular events and complications in peripheral arterial disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jennifer E Enns
    Department of Physiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:70. 2014
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine whether omega-3 PUFA supplementation reduces the incidence of cardiovascular events and complications in adults with peripheral arterial disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of hydroxyethyl starch administration with mortality and acute kidney injury in critically ill patients requiring volume resuscitation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ryan Zarychanski
    University of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Critical Care, University of Manitoba, ON2056 675 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0V9, Canada
    JAMA 309:678-88. 2013
    ..Clinical trials of hydroxyethyl starch are conflicting. Moreover, multiple trials from one investigator have been retracted because of scientific misconduct...
  27. ncbi request reprint Removal of cervical mucus prior to embryo transfer improves pregnancy rates in women undergoing assisted reproduction
    Mamdoh A Eskandar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Reprod Biomed Online 14:308-13. 2007
    ..00, 95% CI = 1.05-8.55). This demonstrates that even though embryo transfers were easier to perform when the cervical mucus was left in place, aspiration resulted in an increased chance of clinical pregnancy...
  28. doi request reprint Ultrasound guidance during embryo transfer: a prospective, single-operator, randomized, controlled trial
    Mamdoh Eskandar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    Fertil Steril 90:1187-90. 2008
    ..To determine whether the implementation of ultrasound (US) guidance will improve the clinical outcomes of ET compared with the standard clinical touch method of embryo catheter placement...
  29. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial comparing two embryo transfer catheters in an ART program
    Pia Saldeen
    IVF kliniken CURA, Malmo, Sweden
    Fertil Steril 90:599-603. 2008
    ..To compare the performance of the Cook Sydney IVF (SIVF) embryo transfer (ET) catheter and the Edwards-Wallace (EW) ET catheter...