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Timing of Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) 24 or 48 Hours After Spontaneous Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Peak

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01622023
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 18, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 22, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christophe Blockeel, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel

Brief Summary:
The aim of the present study is to prospectively evaluate whether performing an intra-uterine insemination 24 hours after the spontaneous LH peak may result in significantly higher ongoing pregnancy rates compared to 48 hours.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pregnancy Procedure: intra-uterine insemination Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 435 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Timing of IUI 24 or 48 Hours After Spontaneous LH Peak: a Randomised Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : October 2010
Primary Completion Date : June 2013
Study Completion Date : June 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Study group
intrauterine insemination after 24 hours
Procedure: intra-uterine insemination
Artificial insemination is the process by which sperm is placed into the reproductive tract of a female for the purpose of impregnating the female by using means other than sexual intercourse or natural insemination.
Other Name: no other interventions
Active Comparator: Control group
intrauterine insemination after 48 hours
Procedure: intra-uterine insemination
Artificial insemination is the process by which sperm is placed into the reproductive tract of a female for the purpose of impregnating the female by using means other than sexual intercourse or natural insemination.
Other Name: no other interventions



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. pregnancy rate [ Time Frame: end of 2013 (up to 2 years) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. live birth rate [ Time Frame: end of 2013 (up to 2 years) ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 39 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • below 39 years of age on the day of LH peak
  • donor semen
  • natural cycle (without CC)
  • cycle with less than 3 follicles reaching 15 mm of diameter or more.
  • with basal hormonal values of progesterone ( < 1,2 ng/dl)

Exclusion Criteria:

The patients excluded are women

  • who underwent more than 6 intrauterine inseminations,
  • with tubal infertility

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01622023


Locations
Belgium
Christophe Blockeel
Brussel, Belgium, 1090
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Christophe Blockeel, MD, PhD, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01622023     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1/2012
First Posted: June 18, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2013
Last Verified: July 2013

Keywords provided by Christophe Blockeel, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel:
insemination
donor sperm
natural cycle