Elevated early follicular progesterone levels and in vitro fertilization outcomes: a prospective intervention study and meta-analysis.

@article{Hamdine2014ElevatedEF,
  title={Elevated early follicular progesterone levels and in vitro fertilization outcomes: a prospective intervention study and meta-analysis.},
  author={Ouijdane Hamdine and Nickolas S Macklon and Marinus J C Eijkemans and Joop S E Laven and Bernard J Cohlen and Arie Verhoeff and Peter A van Dop and Rob E Bernardus and Cornelis B Lambalk and Gerrit J E Oosterhuis and Caspar A G Holleboom and Grada C van den Dool-Maasland and Harjo J Verburg and Petrus F M van der Heijden and Adrienne S Blankhart and Bart C. J. M. Fauser and Frank J M Broekmans},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2014},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={448-454.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of elevated early follicular progesterone (P) levels in gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist cycles on clinical outcome using prospective data in combination with a systematic review and meta-analysis. DESIGN Nested study within a multicenter randomized controlled trial and a systematic review and meta-analysis. SETTING Reproductive medicine center in an university hospital. PATIENT(S) 158 in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection… CONTINUE READING