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Table 4 Costs per cycle in the two study groups

From: Clomiphene citrate versus high doses of gonadotropins for in vitrofertilisation in women with compromised ovarian reserve: a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial

Items Clomiphene (n=145) High-dose rFSH (n=146)
Medications   
GnRH agonists - 13,434
Recombinant-FSH - 320,604
Clomiphene citrate 1,459 -
Progesterone 655 660
Subtotal for medications 2,113 334,698
Technical procedures   
Cycle preparation and monitoring 32,625 32,850
Oocyte retrieval 248,868 250,875
Embryo transfer 122,864 173,326
Subtotal for procedures 404,357 457,051
Total costs 406,470 791,749
Mean cost per patient 2,803 5,423
Mean cost per delivery (95%CI) a 81,294 (40,046-280,324) 113,107 (60,254-271,146)
  1. Costs are reported in Euros.
  2. a The 95%CIs were calculated based on the 95%CI of the delivery rate.