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Table 8 Comparison between patients having transfer on day 3 or day 5 with estradiol levels >3000 pg/ml on the day of hCG with *high quality embryos transferred

From: In high responding patients undergoing an initial IVF cycle, elevated estradiol on the day of hCG has no effect on live birth rate

Variables Day 3 Day 5 p value
Number 52 80  
Estradiol level 3859 ± 595 4037 ± 799 0.17 NS
Oocytes collected 21.6 ± 8.4 26.4 ± 8.8 < 0.002
Number of MII oocytes 15.2 ± 6.4 21.7 ± 7.2 < 0.0001
Number of 2PN embryos 8.5 ± 4.2 15.2 ± 5.5 < 0.0001
Number of embryos transferred 2.04 ± 0.19 1.85 ± 0.36 < 0.006
AEQS 1.18 ± 0.24 1.23 ± 0.25 0.25 NS
CPR 33/52 (63.5%) 55/80 (68.7%) NS
LBR 30/52 (57.8%) 52/80 (65.0%) NS
  1. *High quality embryos were embryos having a AEQS of 1.0 – 1.5.