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Table 2 Serum hormone levels, ovulation and total live births according to infertility diagnosis

From: Predictive value of hormonal parameters for live birth in women with unexplained infertility and male infertility

  Unexplained infertility Male infertility P-value
LH (IU/L) 4.4 (1.5 - 11.0) n=42 3.8 (1.0 – 13.0) n=29 0.158
FSH (IU/L) 7.2 (3.4 – 23.0) n=42 6.1 (2.5 – 12.0) n=29 0.062
FSH:LH ratio 1.7 (0.5 – 4.2) n=42 1.6 (0.5 – 5.8) n=29 0.949
AMH (pmol/L) 19.3 (1.3 – 60.8) n=42 21.1 (5.3 – 60.8) n=29 0.977
Inhibin B (pg/ml) 37.1 (7.0-95.4) n=41 47.5 (13.0 – 138.4) n=27 0.208
Estradiol LH-6 to LH-1 (pmol/L) 596.0 (186–2330) n=26 675.5 (217–2924) n=22 0.203
Estradiol LH+0 to LH+5 (pmol/L) 661.5 (209–2511) n=40 579.0 (240–3117) n=25 0.535
Estradiol LH+6 to LH+9 (pmol/L) 434.5 (233–2063) n=40 450.5 (235–2053) n=28 0.727
Progesterone, LH+6 to LH+8 (nmol/L) 35 (20 – 66) n=37 42.5 (15–71) n=26 0.121
Progesterone AUC nmol/L/day 204 (33–504) n=37 229 (46 – 410) n=24 0.241
Ovulatory cycle: P ≥32 (nmol/L) 28 of 42 (66.7%) 24 of 29 (82.8%) 0.218
PRL (μg/L) 10.8 (3.8 – 28.0) n=41 11.8 (3.8 – 29.0) n=29 0.971
TSH (mIU/L) 1.3 (0.1 – 3.6) n=41 1.5 (0.4 – 7.7) n=29 0.535
Total live births (%) 20 of 41 (48.8%) 17 of 29 (58.6%) 0.569
  1. Data is shown as median and range and n (%).