Basal and cycle androgen levels correlate with in vitro fertilization stimulation parameters but do not predict pregnancy outcome.

@article{Frattarelli2006BasalAC,
  title={Basal and cycle androgen levels correlate with in vitro fertilization stimulation parameters but do not predict pregnancy outcome.},
  author={John L. Frattarelli and Maria D Gerber},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2006},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={51-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate androgen levels before and during IVF. To assess for an association between androgen levels and IVF stimulation parameters or IVF pregnancy outcome. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Residency-based IVF program. PATIENT(S) One hundred seventeen infertility patients. INTERVENTION(S) Androgen levels were evaluated on basal day 3 and during the IVF stimulation cycle. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Pregnancy outcome rates and IVF stimulation parameters. RESULT(S… CONTINUE READING