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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: GnRH antagonist rescue protocol combined with cabergoline versus cabergoline alone in the prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: a randomized controlled trial

  Cabergoline group (n = 118) Antagonist rescue combined with cabergoline group (n = 118) P value
Age (years) 27.35 ± 5.98 26.69 ± 5.58 0.387
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 25.85 ± 4.54 26.47 ± 4.23 0.28
Duration of infertility (years) 5.76 ± 2.65 6.14 ± 2.58 0.275
Type of infertility    
• Primary 102/118(86.44 %) 97/118(82.2 %) 0.371
• Secondary 16/118(13.56 %) 21/118(17.8 %) 0.371
Basal FSH (IU/L) 6.29 ± 1.53 6.31 ± 1.48 0.897
Antral follicle count 21.46 ± 4.17 22.05 ± 3.75 0.252
Patients with amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea 12/118(10.17 %) 14/118(11.86 %) 0.678
Cause of infertility    
• Tubal Factor 31/118(26.27 %) 40/118(33.9 %) 0.202
• PCOS 32/118(27.12 %) 29/118(24.58 %) 0.656
• Unexplained 17/118(14.41 %) 12/118(10.17 %) 0.322
• Male Factor 20/118(16.95 %) 22/118(18.64 %) 0.734
• Two or more factors 18/118(15.25 %) 15/118(12.71 %) 0.573
  1. PCOS polycystic ovary syndrome
  2. Values are expressed as mean ± SD or n/n(%)