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Table 3 Ovarian stimulation response and IVF/ICSI outcome according to basal serum LH

From: Does measuring early basal serum follicular lutinising hormone assist in predicting In vitro fertilization (IVF)/Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) outcome?

  Oocytes retrieval cycle Fertilization rate % CP Misc LB
Group I
LH = 3 IU/L
N = 160   N = 59 N = 6 N = 53
  10 (2–22) 56.3 (0–100) 36.8% 10.1% 33.1%
Group II
LH 3.1–7.9 IU/L
N = 960   N = 291 N = 51 N = 240
  10 (0–38) 55.6 (0–100) 30.3% 17.5% 25%
Group III
LH ≥ 8.0 IU/L
N = 213   N = 77 N = 16 N = 61
  11 (0–29) 56.3 (0–100) 36.2% 20.7% 28.6%
P value <0.05 <0.05 NS NS NS
  1. CP = clinical pregnancy, Misc = miscarriage, LB = live birth, N = number, NS = not significant
  2. Values are given as median (range) or percentage.
  3. P value based on Kruskal Wallis analysis of variance