A moderately elevated day 3 FSH concentration has limited predictive value, especially in younger women.

@article{Esposito2002AME,
  title={A moderately elevated day 3 FSH concentration has limited predictive value, especially in younger women.},
  author={Mariarosaria Esposito and Christos Coutifaris and Kurt Thomas Barnhart},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={118-23}
}
BACKGROUND A cycle day 3 FSH concentration is a popular screening tool for predicting success in achieving pregnancy after IVF. Difficulties interpreting this test have resulted from lack of consensus in defining an elevated FSH concentration, a change in the assays, and lack of controlling for factors which may confound the association between FSH concentration and pregnancy. METHODS Assessment was made of the ability of a moderately elevated (10-11.4 mIU/ml, World Health Organization 2nd… CONTINUE READING

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