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Table 4 Embryo grade – cycle characteristics

From: Markers of stem cells in human ovarian granulosa cells: is there a clinical significance in ART?

Characteristics Embryo grade p value*
Grade 3 Grade 3+2 Grade 2
Age (years) 36.00 (35.00, 37.00) 37.00 (33.00, 39.50) 33.00 (27.00, 37.00) 0.462
FSH (IU/L) 6.00 (4.90, 6.80) 7.60 (4.50, 11.40) 6.30 (6.10, 8.10) 0.607
PRL (ng/mL) 11.40 (9.30, 15.90) 6.00 (3.60, 21.90) 13.80 (4.90, 16.10) 0.581
Total gonadotropin dosage 2,700.00 (2,275.00, 3,150.00) 2,387.00 (1,525.00, 3,300.00) 4,000.00 (3,675.00, 4,050.00) 0.029
Serum estradiol, 5th day of rFSH administration (pg/mL) 546.50 (450.00, 933.00) 455.00 (250.50, 633.50) 157.00 (63.00, 309.00) 0.040
Serum estradiol peak (pg/mL) 1,967.50 (1,700.00, 2,467.00) 2,182.50 (1,385.00, 2,800.00) 1,828.00 (1,023.00, 2,022.00) 0.556
Number of oocytes retrieved 8.00 (6.00, 9.00) 8.50 (6.00, 10.50) 8.00 (4.00, 9.00) 0.713
Mature oocyte ratio (%) 71.00 (67.00, 78.00) 75.00 (63.50, 85.50) 75.00 (50.00, 78.00) 0.887
Oct-4/G6PD 0.10 (0.10, 98.20) 10.20 (3.10, 628.60) 0.20 (0.00, 0.40) 0.280
  1. *Statistical Test.
  2. Embryo grade in correlation with patients’ cycle characteristics and levels of Oct-4/G6PD genes expression.