Effect of levothyroxine treatment on in vitro fertilization and pregnancy outcome in infertile women with subclinical hypothyroidism undergoing in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection.

@article{Kim2011EffectOL,
  title={Effect of levothyroxine treatment on in vitro fertilization and pregnancy outcome in infertile women with subclinical hypothyroidism undergoing in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection.},
  author={Chung-Hoon Kim and Jun-Woo Ahn and Sunjung Kang and Sung-Hoon Kim and Hee Dong Chae and Byung-Moon Kang},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2011},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={
          1650-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether levothyroxine (LT4) treatment has beneficial effects on IVF results and pregnancy outcome in infertile patients with subclinical hypothyroidism undergoing IVF/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). DESIGN Prospective, randomized trial. SETTING University-affiliated infertility clinic. PATIENT(S) A total of 64 infertile patients with subclinical hypothyroidism, defined as an elevated serum TSH level associated with a normal free T4 level and without frank… CONTINUE READING

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