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Table 2 Ovarian stimulation, oocyte retrieval, and IVF outcome 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
E2 on hCG day (pg/mL) (±SD) 2740.9 ± 1413.3 2787.7 ± 1544.4 0.83
Endometrial thickness on hCG day (mm) (±SD) 10.4 ± 2.2 10.1 ± 2.2 0.3
No. of oocyte retrieval (±SD) 12.5 ± 6.5 13.4 ± 6.8 0.32
No. of oocytes in metaphase II (±SD) 7.3 ± 4.9 7.9 ± 5.0 0.41
Fertilization rate (%) (±SD) 68.6 ± 18.7 68.3 ± 17.4 0.92
Fertilization method    0.61
Conventional IVF 9 8  
ICSI 51 44  
Split IVF-ICSI 38 44  
No. of embyos transferred (±SD) 2.8 ± 0.8 2.8 ± 0.7 0.78
Good quality embyos (%) (±SD) 70.7 ± 34.8 76.7 ± 29.7 0.19
ECL (cm) (±SD) 4.8 ± 0.7 4.8 ± 0.8 0.94
Difference between midpoint and DFE2cm (±SD) 0.4 ± 0.3 0.4 ± 0.4 0.98
  1. DFE = distance from fundal endometrium, ECL = endometrial cavity length