Effect of Follicular Phase Acupuncture on Anti-Mullerian Hormone in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Patients Undergoing IVF And The Effect on Assisted Reproduction Outcome
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01778621|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 29, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Effect of Acupuncture on Infertile PCOS Patients.||Device: Acupuncture(Hwato®)||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||81 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Acupuncture Treatment Versus Non-acupuncture During IVF|
|Study Start Date :||March 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2012|
Experimental: Acupuncture (Hwato®)
30-40 minutes acupuncture at certain acupoints that chosen according to traditional Chinese medicine and included LIV3,SP6,SP8,ST36,SP10,ST29,LI14,Ren 04;starting at follicular phase of the cycle till 2 days before oocyte picked up.
acupuncture using 4cm long disposable stainless steel hair-thin needles manufactured by Suzhou medical appliance factory (China).
No Intervention: No acupuncture
No intervention was done for this group of patients.
- Clinical pregnancy rate. [ Time Frame: 13 months ]
- Ongoing pregnancy rate [ Time Frame: 15 months ]
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|Assisted Reproduction Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology|
|Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430022|
|Study Director:||Ying Gao, Ph.D., M.D.||Assisted Reproduction Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology|