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Table 3 Stimulation outcomes

From: Low dose clomiphene citrate as a mild stimulation protocol in women with unsuspected poor in vitro fertilization result can generate more oocytes with optimal cumulative pregnancy rate

Mean ± SD, % Long GnRHa Protocol CC Protocol p-Values
Gn total dose (IU) 1719.41 ± 545.199 981.54 ± 236.976 < 0.0001
Gn duration of stimulation (days) 10.14 ± 1.94 9.4 ± 1.27 0.0044
E2 Level at time of hCG trigger (pg/mL) 3077.27 ± 1708.54 3701.96 ± 1805.09 0.012
P Level at time of hCG trigger (ng/mL) 3.96 ± 1.78 4.58 ± 2.91 0.0472
Endometrium thickness (mm) 10.40 ± 2.36 7.36 ± 2.19 < 0.0001
Number of developing follicles 9.26 ± 5.87 9.58 ± 5.65 0.6100
Number of oocytes retrieved 5.98 ± 1.31 7.26 ± 1.95 0.0276
Fertilization rates IVF 24% (28/115) 64% (87/137) < 0.0001
ICSI 30% (11/37) 54% (58/107) < 0.0001
Number of patients without embryo 33.85% (22/65) 12.31% (8/65) < 0.0001
Number of patients having frozen embryo _ 81.54% (53/65)
  1. Using paired t-test in all. Significant difference; p < 0.05. Gn Gonadotropin, E2 Estrogen, P Progesterone