Vaginal gel versus intramuscular progesterone for luteal phase supplementation: a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Prato2008VaginalGV,
  title={Vaginal gel versus intramuscular progesterone for luteal phase supplementation: a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Luca Dal Prato and Liana Bianchi and Monica Cattoli and Nicoletta Tarozzi and Carlo Flamigni and Andrea Borini},
  journal={Reproductive biomedicine online},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          361-7
        }
}
The aim of this randomized study was to compare the efficacy of intramuscular progesterone (IMP) and progesterone in vaginal gel (VGP) at two different doses for luteal support in IVF. A total of 412 patients, aged between 28 and 37 years, were randomized into three groups. The day after oocyte retrieval each patient began supplementation with one of the following: IMP 50 mg daily (150 patients), VGP 90 mg once daily (143 patients), or VPG 90 mg twice daily (148 patients). No significant… CONTINUE READING