Acupuncture increases ET success rates in IVF cycles
Increase of success rate for women undergoing embryo transfer by transcutaneous electrical acupuncture stimulation.
Group 3 had TEAS treatments: 24 hours before embryo transfer and 30 minutes after embryo transfer and had a clinical pregnancy rate, embryos implantation rate, and live birth rate of (50.0%, 25.9%, and 42.0%, respectively), which was significantly higher than the control group.
Zhang, et al. (2011) Increase of success rate for women undergoing embryo transfer by transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation: a prospective randomized placebo-controlled study. Fertility and Sterility Volume 96, Issue 4, 912-916.