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Efficacy of Letrozole and CC Alone in an IUI Program in Cases With Surgically Treated Minimal to Mild Endometriosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01334762
First Posted: April 13, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2011
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Information provided by:
Mansoura University
  Purpose
To evaluate pregnancy rates with letrozole and CC alone in an IUI program for women with recently surgically treated minimal to mild endometriosis.

Condition Intervention
Endometriosis Drug: Letrozole/IUI Drug: CC/IUI

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Letrozole and CC Alone in an IUI Program in Women With Surgically Treated Minimal to Mild Endometriosis

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Further study details as provided by Mansoura University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical pregnancy rate per cycle [ Time Frame: 6-7 weeks gestation ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Miscarriage rate. [ Time Frame: Up to 20 weeks gestation ]

Enrollment: 136
Study Start Date: May 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Letrozole/IUI
Patients received 5 mg letrozole daily for 5 days. A single insemination was performed 32-36 hours after hCG (10,000 IU, IM). Patients underwent up to four cycles of treatment.
Drug: Letrozole/IUI
Patients received 5 mg letrozole daily for 5 days. A single insemination was performed 32-36 hours after hCG (10,000 IU, IM). Patients underwent up to four cycles of treatment.
Active Comparator: CC/IUI
Patients received 100 mg CC daily for 5 days. A single insemination was performed 32-36 hours after hCG (10,000 IU, IM). Patients underwent up to four cycles of treatment.
Drug: CC/IUI
Patients received 100 mg lCC daily for 5 days. A single insemination was performed 32-36 hours after hCG (10,000 IU, IM). Patients underwent up to four cycles of treatment.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 36 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with minimal-mild endometriosis recently treated by laparoscopy with a waiting period of 6 to 12 months following the procedure
  • No other infertility factors.
  • Normal serum basal hormone levels as well as documented ovulation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Moderate or severe endometriosis
  • Dense adnexal and/or ovarian adhesions due to pelvic inflammatory disease or previous pelvic surgery
  • Age more than 36 years, BMI more than 30 kg/m2
  • women with a previous pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01334762


Locations
Egypt
Mansoura University Hospitals,OB/GYN department
Mansoura, Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt, 35511
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mansoura University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hatem Abu Hashim, MD MRCOG Mansoura University Hospitals
Study Chair: Mohamed El Rakhawy, MD Mansoura University Hospitals
Study Director: Ibrahim Abd Elaal Mansoura University Hospitals
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Hatem Abu Hashim, Associate Prof. of OB/GYN, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01334762     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MU-157x
FMH-92-B
First Submitted: April 11, 2011
First Posted: April 13, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011

Keywords provided by Mansoura University:
minimal to mild endometriosis
letrozole
clomiphene citrate
IUI

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endometriosis
Genital Diseases, Female
Letrozole
Antineoplastic Agents
Aromatase Inhibitors
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Estrogen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs