Table 2.

Ovarian Stimulation Parameters in the Groups of Ovulatory and Anovulatory Patients.

Ovulatory (n=269) Anovulatory (n=36) P Value
Estradiol pretreatment (%) 0.016
 Yes 34.9 55.6
 No 65.1 44.4
LH levels on stimulation start (IU/L) 6.2±4.1 6.8±4.4 0.42
Progesterone levels on stimulation start (nmol/L) 1.7±1.1 1.7±0.8 0.89
Estradiol levels on stimulation start (pmol/L) 307.8±225.6 269.3±209.5 0.33
Total FSH dose (IU) 1998.8±791.4 1602.4±522.8 0.004
LH levels on before ovulation triggering (IU/L) 3.0±2.8 1.8±1.2 0.02
Progesterone levels before ovulation triggering (nmol/L) 2.4±2.2 2.2±1.0 0.54
Estradiol levels before ovulation triggering (pmol/L) 5546.6±4107.8 6046.8±3975.0 0.49
Decline in LH levels from stimulation start to that before ovulation triggering (%) 38.9±64.9 66.4±26.3 0.01
Estradiol increment per oocyte (pmol/L) 938.7±1693.8 839.7±630.5 0.73
RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2017 April; 8(2): e0021. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2017 April 28. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10298.