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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of PCOS and non-PCOS patients

From: Excessive nerve growth factor impairs bidirectional communication between the oocyte and cumulus cells resulting in reduced oocyte competence

  PCOS non-PCOS P value
Total (n) 9 13  
IVF-ET (n) 4 4  
ICSI-ET (n) 5 9  
Age (year) 29.53 ± 5.61 28.22 ± 2.42 0.46
BMI 24.36 ± 3.24 22.63 ± 2.46 < 0.001
LH (IU/ml) 10.47 ± 4.62 6.23 ± 3.29 < 0.0001
FSH (IU/ml) 5.27 ± 1.41 7.58 ± 2.13 < 0.0001
Testosterone (ng/dl) 52.62 ± 18.74 26.37 ± 11.92 < 0.0001
Antral follicle count (n) 34.51 ± 13.08 16.24 ± 5.36 < 0.0001
Starting Gn dose (IU) 152.81 ± 32.24 178.77 ± 36.69 0.0013
Gn stimulation duration (day) 12.43 ± 3.26 10.37 ± 2.17 0.0026
Total Gn administrated (IU) 1899.43 ± 579.52 1933.46 ± 627.41 0.54
E2 level on hCG day (pg/ml) 5768.27 ± 2843.32 4689.66 ± 1895.24 0.005
Follicles ≥14 mm (n) 16.43 ± 4.15 12.46 ± 3.53 < 0.0001
Oocytes retrieved (n) 18.62 ± 8.05 13.88 ± 4.95 < 0.0001