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International Journal of Reproductive Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 257974, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/257974
Clinical Study

Body Mass Index and Pregnancy Outcome after Assisted Reproduction Treatment

1Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
2Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Unit, International Islamic Centre for Population Studies and Research (IICPSR), Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt

Received 23 December 2013; Accepted 31 January 2014; Published 5 March 2014

Academic Editor: Hind A. Beydoun

Copyright © 2014 Khaled Kasim and Ahmed Roshdy. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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