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Table 4 Clinical characteristics and results of in vitro cultured embryos for reciprocal translocation carriers with or without terminal breakpoints

From: Analysis of meiotic segregation modes in biopsied blastocysts from preimplantation genetic testing cycles of reciprocal translocations

Parameter With terminal breakpoint Without terminal breakpoint P value
Patients 40 49  
Cycles 45 57
Female age (years) 29.9 ± 3.7 27.9 ± 3.2 0.004 a
Female BMI (kg/m2) 22.0 ± 3.2 23.2 ± 2.9 0.043 a
Male age (years) 30.8 ± 4.9 29.6 ± 4.6 0.224 a
Retrieved oocytes 13.6 ± 5.8 15.8 ± 7.8 0.216 b
Injected oocytes 10.4 ± 4.5 12.4 ± 5.3 0.083 b
2-Pronuclei zygotes 8.9 ± 4.4 10.5 ± 4.9 0.129 b
Normal fertilisation rate (%) 85.7(401/468) 84.4(597/707) 0.617 b
Embryos used for blastocyst culture 8.1 ± 4.2 9.9 ± 4.9 0.072 b
Biopsied blastocysts 3.5 ± 2.2 3.8 ± 2.6 0.721 b
High-quality blastocyst formation rate (%) 39.9(159/366) 38.8(219/565) 0.176 c
  1. Values are n, n (%) or mean±SD
  2. at-text, b Mann-Whitney U test, c χ2 test. The bold values meant there existed significant difference