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The appraisal of body content (ABC) trial: obesity does not significantly impact gamete production in infertile men and women

Kim et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : USA

Journal : Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics

Purpose As obesity becomes increasingly prevalent, its impact on fertility has been a subject of great debate. Nearly all prior research is retrospective and evaluates obesity utilizing body mass index (BMI), which may overestimate adiposity in individuals with a greater amount of lean muscle and underestimate adiposity in those with less muscle mass. Methods We prospectively evaluated 2013 couples undergoing infertility treatment with in vitro fertilization (IVF). Percent body fat (% BF) was measured by use of a bioelectric …
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