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Table 2 Comparable results in different gonadotropins used for stimulation

From: Late follicular progesterone to estradiol ratio is not influenced by protocols or gonadotropins used

  r-FSH (N = 77) hMG (N = 45) Combined Gonadotropins (N = 17) p
E2 (pmol/dl) 1467.2 ± 886.2 1461.6 ± 823.4 2036.0 ± 1892.6 0.45
P (ng/mL) 0.71 ± 0.34 0.63 ± 0.32 0.77 ± 0.28 0.28
P/E2 ratio 0.73 ± 0.79 0.54 ± 0.42 0.59 ± 0.42 0.33
Endometrial thickness (mm) 9.9 ± 2.3 9.6 ± 2.5 10.2 ± 2.2 0.68
Number of M2 oocytes 7.2 ± 4.4 5.4 ± 3.4 8.9 ± 6.8 0.05
Number of 2PN 5.2 ± 3.2 3.9 ± 2.6 5.8 ± 4.5 0.057
Fertilization rate 77.04 ± 20.2 75.02 ± 22.08 70.7 ± 23.8 0.63
Cleavage rate 98.4 ± 5.4 99.26 ± 4.9 95.7 ± 13.31 0.27
Number of Embryos transfer 1.9 ± 0.5 2.1 ± 0.65 2.1 ± 0.64 0.08
Treatment outcome     
Chemical pregnancy (%) 32 (42 %) 12 (27 %) 6 (35 %) 0.25
Clinical pregnancy rate (%) 27 (35 %) 11 (24 %) 6 (35 %) 0.45
Live birth rate (%) 21 (27 %) 9 (20 %) 5 (29 %) 0.61
Quality (1 or 1 + 2) 70 (91 %) 38 (84 %) 12 (71 %) *0.038 1 vs. 3
  1. Values are mean ± SD, n, or n/total (%). *statistical significant between r-FSH vs. Combined Gonadotropins