The Effect of Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Supplementation Following Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone (GnRH) Antagonist Administration in Advanced Reproductive Ageing Women Undergoing IVF and Embryo Transfer (IVF/ET)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 19, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2014
Ministry of Health, Israel
Information provided by:
The Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya

Brief Summary:
To explore whether recombinant LH (rLH) supplementation (Leuveris) to recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (rFSH) following GnRH antagonist treatment has an advantage in infertile women with advanced reproductive ageing undergoing IVF-ET.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pregnancy Result Rape Drug: Leuveris Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 60 infertile women
Candidates for IVF-ET treatment
Drug: Leuveris

Drug: Leuveris
All recruited women will be treated similarly employing the recombinant FSH and the fixed GnRH antagonist. Concomitantly, on the same day of the antagonist administration r-LH will be administered daily and continued until human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) day.

No Intervention: control
no treatment

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pregnancy rate [ Time Frame: Starting February 2010 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fertilization rate [ Time Frame: Starting February 2010 till April 2013 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • female candidate to IVF
  • between 30-45 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not included for fertilization

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01016210

Poriya hospital
Tiberias, Israel, 15208
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya
Ministry of Health, Israel

Responsible Party: DR Joni Younis, The baruch Padeh Medical center Identifier: NCT01016210     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Leuveris1.CTIL
First Posted: November 19, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2014
Last Verified: January 2014

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