Luteal Supplementation With Rec-LH After GnRH-agonist Triggering in In Vitro (IVF)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2009 by Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 7, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 8, 2010
Merck Serono International SA
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Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel

August 6, 2009
August 7, 2009
January 8, 2010
September 2005
January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
pregnancy occurrence, pregnancy loss [ Time Frame: 14 days after OPU ]
Same as current
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hormone levels, OHSS, endometrium [ Time Frame: 14 days after oocyte pick up ]
Same as current
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Luteal Supplementation With Rec-LH After GnRH-agonist Triggering in In Vitro (IVF)
A Phase IV Study on the Effect of Luteal Supplementation With Rec-LH on the Pregnancy Rate After Ovulation Triggering With GnRH-agonist Instead of HCG in IVF Protocol;Proof of Concept
Our aim is to access whether we can achieve equivalent pregnancy rates by the addition of six doses of luteal support with recLH after agonist triggering for IVF cycles in the absence of OHSS.
Whether pregnancy outcome after GnRH-agonist triggering could be improved by adding luteal recLH support plus progesterone, compared to that observed after ovulation triggering with HCG in GnRH antagonist stimulated cycles.
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Loss
  • Drug: 300IU rec-LH
    luteal alternate doses
  • Drug: progesterone 600mg
    luteal support
  • Active Comparator: HCG for ovulation triggering and luteal progesterone
    conventional triggering with HCG and conventional luteal support with progesterone
    Intervention: Drug: progesterone 600mg
  • Experimental: Agonist triggering and rec-LH luteal support plus progesterone
    new method of triggering with GnRH-agonist and proof of concept intervention with novel way of luteal support with rec-LH plus the usual co-treatment with progesterone
    Intervention: Drug: 300IU rec-LH
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Unknown status
Same as current
December 2010
January 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • < 36years,
  • single blastocystET,
  • FSH < 12

Exclusion Criteria:

  • endometriosis,
  • 3 and 4,
  • pco,
  • frozen sperm
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
20 Years to 36 Years   (Adult)
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recombinant LH 1505
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Dr Papanikolaou Evangelos, Centre for Reproductive Medicine,UZ Brussel
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Merck Serono International SA
Study Chair: Paul Devroey Professor or OB-GYN
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
August 2009

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