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Table 1 Comparison between hCG and dual-trigger protocols: Patient demographics

From: Dual trigger with gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist and human chorionic gonadotropin significantly improves live birth rate for women with diminished ovarian reserve

Patients ‘baseline profiles Control group (hCG) Study group (hCG + triptorelin) P value
Total number of egg retrieval cycles 130 297
Age (y) 38.26 ± 3.27 37.85 ± 3.73 NS
AMH (ng/ml) 0.81 ± 0.26 0.84 ± 0.23 NS
Etiology of infertility (%)
 Male Factor 37.1 28.8 NS
 Tubal Factor 30.7 29.6 NS
 Ovulation Dysfunction 51.3 50.4 NS
 Endometriosis 41.6 41.2 NS
 Uterine factor 2.2 4.4 NS
 Unexplained 10.5 4.5 NS
  1. Note: Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation or percentage. AMH anti-Müllerian hormone, hCG human chorionic gonadotropin, NS non-statistically significant