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Table 1 General characteristics of all patients studied

From: Absolute position versus relative position in embryo transfer: a randomized controlled trial

  Group A:DFE 2 cm Group B: midpoint of ECL p value
Patients (n) 98 97  
cycles (n) 98 97  
Age (years) (±SD) 34.1 ± 3.8 34.1 ± 3.4 0.87
Etiology    0.55
Tubal factor 19 21  
Male factor 8 12  
POR 7 4  
Hypo-Hypo 1 0  
POR + tubal 0 1  
uterine 0 1  
Unexplained 63 58  
BMI (Kg/m2) (±SD) 21 ± 2.4 21.4 ± 3.2 0.33
AMH (ng/ml) (±SD) 3.5 ± 2.9 3.6 ± 3.2 0.67
AFC (±SD) 20.6 ± 8.6 21.5 ± 8.0 0.44
Duration of infertility (yrs,) (±SD) 3.9 ± 2.1 4.8 ± 3.1 0.025
  1. DFE = distance from fundal endometrium, ECL = endometrial cavity length
  2. POR = poor ovarian response, Hypo-Hypo = Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
  3. AFC = antral follicle count