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Maintenance of early pregnancy without early hormone support after frozen-thawed embryo transfer in hormone replacement treatment cycles.
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PMID:  21324445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
OBJECTIVE: To report two successful pregnancies after frozen-thawed ET in discontinued hormone replacement treatment cycles. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENT(S): Two infertile patients. INTERVENTION(S): Hormone replacement treatment for endometrial preparation and frozen-thawed ET. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Ovarian ultrasonography, serial hormone measurements of serum E(2) and P, successful pregnancy, and follow-up visit. RESULT(S): One patient discontinued both E(2) and P support 2 weeks after ET. The other discontinued estrogen support on the day preceding ET. No spontaneous follicle development was observed by ultrasonography, and no increase in serum P concentration was observed. Both patients became pregnant and achieved deliveries. CONCLUSION(S): These two cases show that maintenance of pregnancy is possible without early hormone support in hormone replacement treatment cycles.
Xiao-Mei Tong; Hai-Yan Zhu; Feng Zhou; Qiong-Xiao Huang; Ling-Ying Jiang; Chao Li; Xiao-Na Lin; Song-Ying Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Assisted Reproduction Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China.
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