Elevated serum progesterone levels on the day of human chorionic gonadotropin administration in in vitro fertilization cycles do not adversely affect embryo quality.

@article{Silverberg1994ElevatedSP,
  title={Elevated serum progesterone levels on the day of human chorionic gonadotropin administration in in vitro fertilization cycles do not adversely affect embryo quality.},
  author={Kaylen Mark Silverberg and Manou Martin and David L. Olive and William N. Burns and Robert S. Schenken},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1994},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={508-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of an elevated serum P level on the day of hCG administration in an IVF cycle on resulting embryos by evaluating their performance at subsequent frozen ET. DESIGN A retrospective study. PARTICIPANTS Ninety-six consecutive patients undergoing frozen ET cycles were studied in a tertiary care center. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Serum obtained on the day of hCG administration in an IVF cycle was assayed for E2 and P by RIA. The main outcome measured was the… CONTINUE READING