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Measuring estradiol levels after human chorionic gonadotropin administration for in vitro fertilization is not clinically useful.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17084395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A retrospective analysis of 844 IVF-ET cycles demonstrated that changes in E(2) levels after administration of hCG do not influence fertilization, implantation, pregnancy, or live-birth rates. In vitro fertilization cycles with a declining E(2) level have comparable success to those with no change or increasing E(2) levels and should proceed to oocyte retrieval.
Melissa D Chiasson; G Wright Bates; Randal D Robinson; Nancy J Arthur; Anthony M Propst
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article     Date:  2006-11-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  87     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-02-05     Completed Date:  2007-02-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  448-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers / blood
Chorionic Gonadotropin / administration & dosage*
Estradiol / blood*
Fertilization in Vitro*
Infertility, Female / blood*,  diagnosis,  therapy*
Ovulation Induction / methods*
Pregnancy Rate*
Reproducibility of Results
Retrospective Studies
Sensitivity and Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers; 0/Chorionic Gonadotropin; 50-28-2/Estradiol

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