Table 6.

Ovarian Stimulation Parameters in the Groups: Age ≥39 and Age <39.

Age ≥39 (n=98) Age <39 (n=207) P Value
LH levels on stimulation start (IU/L) 5.8±3.5 6.5±4.4 0.13
Progesterone levels on stimulation start (nmol/L) 1.6±0.9 1.8±1.1 0.19
Estradiol levels on stimulation start (pmol/L) 287.3±220.0 310.8±225.71 0.39
Total FSH dose (IU) 2192.5±844.1 1838.2±713.7 <0.001
LH levels before ovulation triggering (IU/L) 3.4±3.1 2.6±2.5 0.03
Progesterone levels before ovulation triggering (nmol/L) 2.2±1.4 2.5±2.4 0.23
Estradiol levels before ovulation triggering (pmol/L) 4718.4±3585.2 6028.0±4251.6 0.009
Decline in LH levels from stimulation start to that before ovulation triggering (%) 28.6±79.2 48.8±50.9 0.008
Estradiol increment per oocyte (pmol/L) 1242.0±2680.8 782.1±639.4 0.02
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.