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Table 6 Pre- and postoperative LH and androstenedione levels

From: Luteinizing hormone and androstendione are independent predictors of ovulation after laparoscopic ovarian drilling: a retrospective cohort study

   LH Androstenedione
   Preoperative Postoperative P Preoperative Postoperative P
Total study population   15.1 ± 6.0 6.4 ± 4.0 < 0.001 3.2 ± 0.9 2.2 ± 1.6 < 0.001
LH ≤12.1 IU/l 8.4 ± 2.2 6.1 ± 3.3 0.004 3.1 ± 1.0 3.0 ± 2.7 0.708
  >12.1 IU/l 18.0 ± 4.6 6.6 ± 4.3 < 0.001 3.2 ± 0.9 1.9 ± 0.7 < 0.001
Androstenedione ≤3.26 mg/dl 14.5 ± 5.4 6.5 ± 4.3 < 0.001 2.6 ± 0.5 1.8 ± 0.6 < 0.001
  >3.26 mg/dl 16.0 ± 6.7 6.4 ± 3.5 < 0.001 6.4 ± 0.9 2.7 ± 2.3 < 0.001
LH and androstenedione LH ≤ 12.1 IU/l or androstenedione ≤ 3.26 mg/dl 13,7 ± 5,4 6,6 ± 4,0 < 0.001 2.8 ± 0.8 2.3 ± 2.0 0.029
  LH >12.1 IU/l and androstenedione >3.26 mg/dl 18,3 ± 5,9 6,1 ± 4,0 < 0.001 3.9 ± 0.8 2.0 ± 0.6 < 0.001