Journal article

Clinical success of intrauterine insemination cycles is affected by the sperm preparation time

Patricia Fauque, Philippe Lehert, Marjorie Lamotte, Karima Bettahar-Lebugle, Alphee Bailly, Catherine Diligent, Michel Cledat, Paul Pierrot, Marie-Lorraine Guenedal, Paul Sagot

Fertility and Sterility | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2014

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of the time interval from the end of sperm preparation (TSP) to intrauterine insemination (IUI) on the outcome. DESIGN: Prospective multicentre cohort study. SETTING: Seven French centers (assisted reproduction group in northeastern France, four academic centers, and three clinics). PATIENT(S): Eight hundred sixty-two IUI cycles (709 patients) managed by gonadotropins were studied. INTERVENTION(S): Cycles were stimulated by either FSH or hMG, and hCG was administrated when the leading follicle diameter measured >15 mm. IUIs were performed ∼ 36 hours after ovulation triggering. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Generalized linear mixed models for binary outcomes were..

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