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Table 2 Patients' ovarian response based on the administered treatment (mean values, * = p < 0.05).

From: "hCG priming" effect in controlled ovarian stimulation through a long protocol

  Group 1 (r-FSH)
n = 27
Group 2 (r-FSH+hCG)
n = 19
E2 on day 5 of FSH admin. 259.3 ± 175.8 220 ± 214.4
E2 on day of hCG admin. 1643.5 ± 800.2 2125* ± 1190
E2/follicle on day of hCG admin. 200 ± 98.9 239 ± 116.9
No. of follicles 8 ± 3 10 ± 3
No. of oocytes 7 ± 3 8 ± 2
Mature oocytes (%) 66.7 ± 17 78.9 ± 18
Fertilized oocytes (%) 87.5 ± 12.5 85 ± 15
Embryo quality (%) 47.6 85.3*
Endometrial quality (%) 46.4 61.3*
Pregnancy Rate (%) 31.8 46.2*
  1. Embryo quality is defined as patients with more than one Grade 3 embryos; Endometrial quality is defined as patients with endometrial thickness ≥ 8 mm.