Estimating the net effect of progesterone elevation on the day of hCG on live birth rates after IVF: a cohort analysis of 3296 IVF cycles.

@article{Venetis2015EstimatingTN,
  title={Estimating the net effect of progesterone elevation on the day of hCG on live birth rates after IVF: a cohort analysis of 3296 IVF cycles.},
  author={Christos A Venetis and Efstratios Michaelis Kolibianakis and Julia K Bosdou and George T. Lainas and Ioannis A Sfontouris and Basil C. Tarlatzis and Tryfon G. Lainas},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={684-91}
}
STUDY QUESTION What is the proper way of assessing the effect of progesterone elevation (PE) on the day of hCG on live birth in women undergoing fresh embryo transfer after in vitro fertilization (IVF) using GnRH analogues and gonadotrophins? SUMMARY ANSWER This study indicates that a multivariable approach, where the effect of the most important confounders is controlled for, can lead to markedly different results regarding the association between PE on the day of hCG and live birth rates… CONTINUE READING