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Table 4 Published experiences with “random-start protocols”

From: Cancer and fertility preservation: international recommendations from an expert meeting

Author No. patients No. of retrieved oocytes No. of cryopreserved oocytes/embryos Maturation rate (%) Fertilization rate (%)
Von Wolff et al. [65] 12 10.0 ± 5.7 NR 80.4 75.6
Michaan et al. [66] 22 8.8 ± 6.0 5.4 ± 4.5 NR NR
Bedoschi et al. [67] 2 12 7 70.0 83.3
Sonmezer et al. [68] 3 9 - 17 7 - 10 58.8 – 77.7 69.2 – 87.5
Maman et al. [69] 5 12.8 ± 8.4 6.4 ± 6.6 48.6 ± 18.3 69.2 ± 47.4
Nayak et al. [70] 4 6 - 30 5 - 20 NR 93.3 – 100
Cakmak H et al. [71] 35 9.9 (7.7 – 12.7) NR 67 (59 – 76) 87 (72–100)
Buendgen NK et al. [72] 10 8.8 (SD: 5.1) NR NR 63.6 (SD: 32.9)
Keskin U et al. [73] 3 4 - 16 3 - 9 NR 75
  1. NR not reported, SD standard deviation