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Table 2 Patient and stimulation characteristics and outcome

From: Ovarian tissue cryopreservation followed by controlled ovarian stimulation and pick-up of mature oocytes does not impair the number or quality of retrieved oocytes

  Study group (n = 16) Control group (n = 100) p value
Age (years) 27.1 y (+/– 4.2) 28 (+/– 2.6) 0.1744 ns
Stimulation duration 10.1 days (+/– 2.8) 10.8 days (+/– 3.3) 0.7687 ns
Total dose of gonadotropins 2440 IU (+/– 994) 1681 IU (+/– 695) 0.0017*
E2 level on the D hCG 1350 pg/ml (+/– 1742) 959 pg/ml (+/– 713) 0.8596 ns
Number of retrieved oocytes 10.7 (+/– 9.9) 10.8 (+/– 6.2) 0.3716 ns
Number of mature oocytes (MII) 8.3 (+/–7.7) 8.1 (+/– 5.6) 0.5812 ns
Number of good quality embryos 4.2 (+/– 5.0) 4.4 (+/– 4.1) 0.1676 ns
  1. Data are presented as mean +/- standard deviation. DhCG: day of human chorionic gonadotropin injection/E2: estradiol/IVF: in vitro fertilization/MII: metaphase II/ns: not statistically significant.
  2. (*)statistically significant (p-value < 0.05).