All publications of “Waldemar de Almeida Pereira Carvalho”

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Progesterone level on the day of hCG administration in relation to the pregnancy rates of patients undergoing assisted reproduction techniques

Renato de Oliveira, Fernanda Godoy Cabral, Waldemar de Almeida Pereira Carvalho, Emerson Barchi Cordts, Bianca Bianco, Caio Parente Barbosa

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO4091

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the predictive capacity for pregnancy of the progesterone level on the day of administering human chorionic gonadotropin, in women submitted to assisted reproductive techniques. Methods An observational study with 914 women submitted to assisted reproductive techniques from August 2014 to June 2016. Results Total pregnancy rate was 34.58%; in that, the pregnancy rate in women 38 years was, respectively, 42.3%, 38.7% and 16.1% (p