Fresh blastocyst transfer as a clinical approach to overcome the detrimental effect of progesterone elevation at hCG triggering: A strategy in the context of the Italian law

Laura Corti, Enrico Papaleo, Luca Pagliardini, Elisa Rabellotti, Michela Molgora, Antonio La Marca, Paola Vigano, Massimo Candiani

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Abstract

Objective To retrospectively evaluate whether fresh day-5 embryo transfer could overcomes the detrimental effect of subtle progesterone elevations at hCG administration on pregnancy outcomes in women undergoing ovarian hyperstimulation for IVF/ICSI cycles. Study design Retrospective study of 204 infertile patients aged 23-44 years who underwent IVF/ICSI treatment and fresh blastocyst transfer under the Italian law (embryos cryopreservation cannot be planned in advance). Women were divided into those with a progesterone level

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-77
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Volume171
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013

Keywords

  • Assisted reproduction
  • Blastocyst
  • Clinical pregnancy rate
  • Ovarian stimulation
  • Progesterone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Reproductive Medicine

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