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Selected Controlled Trials of Acupuncture with Assisted Reproduction Treatment (Non Systematic List)

Updated January 18, 2011

Effect of acupuncture on assisted reproduction treatment outcomes.  Acupunct Med. 2010 Dec;28(4):180-4. Epub 2010 Oct 18.

Randomized controlled trial: effects of acupuncture on pregnancy rates in women undergoing in vitro fertilization.  Fertil Steril. 2010 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Acupuncture on the day of embryo transfer: a randomized controlled trial of 635 patients.  Reprod Biomed Online. 2010 Sep;21(3):366-72. Epub 2010 Apr 7.

Acupuncture for frozen-thawed embryo transfer cycles: a double-blind randomized controlled trial.  Reprod Biomed Online. 2010 Jun;20(6):814-21. Epub 2010 Mar 4.

A randomized double blind comparison of real and placebo acupuncture in IVF treatment.  Hum Reprod. 2009 Feb;24(2):341-8. Epub 2008 Oct 21.

The impact of acupuncture on in vitro fertilization outcome.  Fertil Steril. 2009 Mar;91(3):723-6. Epub 2008 Mar 7.

A matched controlled study to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture for improving pregnancy rates following in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer.  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol. 2007;34(3):137-8.

Effect of acupuncture on the outcome of in vitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection: a randomized, prospective, controlled clinical study.  Fertil Steril. 2006 May;85(5):1347-51. Epub 2006 Apr 17.

Acupuncture on the day of embryo transfer significantly improves the reproductive outcome in infertile women: a prospective, randomized trial.  Fertil Steril. 2006 May;85(5):1341-6. Epub 2006 Apr 5.

Influence of acupuncture stimulation on pregnancy rates for women undergoing embryo transfer.  Fertil Steril. 2006 May;85(5):1352-8. Epub 2006 Apr 5.

Influence of acupuncture on the pregnancy rate in patients who undergo assisted reproduction therapy.  Fertil Steril. 2002 Apr;77(4):721-4.

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