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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2018, Vol. 45 Issue (2): 249-251    DOI: 10.12891/ceog3806.2018
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Intrauterine in vivo fertilization: low cost and low tech management of tubal factor infertility
J.O. Komolafe1, *(), A.M. Tijani2, O.B. Komolafe3, O.A. Oyedele3, A.O. Fashanu1, A.S. Adeyemi2
1 Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences, LAUTECH, Osogbo, Nigeria
2 Department of Obsterics & Gynaecology, Lautech Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Nigeria
3 Ayomide Women’s Health Specialist Hospital & Womb Seed Fertility Centre, Osogbo, Nigeria
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Abstract  
Ten to 30 percent of Nigerian couples suffer from infertility at one point in their life. Tubal factor infertility accounts for about 20% of infertility. It is managed currently with in vitro fertilization (IVF) when the two tubes are blocked. Eight couples with exclusive bilateral tubal blockage in the female partners were recruited for intrauterine gametes transfer (IUGT) for possible intrauterine in vivo fertilization as a cheaper alternative to IVF. Only five patients out of the eight recruited had IUGT but none achieved pregnancy.
Key words:  Intrauterine      Gametes transfer      Tubal infertility     
Published:  10 April 2018     
*Corresponding Author(s):  J.O. KOMOLAFE     E-mail:  komosayo@gmail.com

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J.O. Komolafe, A.M. Tijani, O.B. Komolafe, O.A. Oyedele, A.O. Fashanu, A.S. Adeyemi. Intrauterine in vivo fertilization: low cost and low tech management of tubal factor infertility. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2018, 45(2): 249-251.

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https://ceog.imrpress.com/EN/10.12891/ceog3806.2018     OR     https://ceog.imrpress.com/EN/Y2018/V45/I2/249

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