Endometrial Advancement After Rec or u-HCG Triggering

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2009 by Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Merck Serono International SA
Information provided by:
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: August 5, 2009
Last updated: September 1, 2009
Last verified: September 2009
The purpose of this study is to investigate any potential advantages of replacing human chorionic gonadotropin (uhCG) with recombinant human chorionic gonadotropin (recHCG) for final oocyte maturation with regard to Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)pathophysiology, endometrium receptivity and embryo quality and clinical pregnancy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: 10000 IU urinary HCG
Drug: 250 mcg recombinant HCG
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Endometrial Advancement After Rec or u-HCG Triggering

Further study details as provided by Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • endometrium histology on the day of OPU [ Time Frame: day of oocytre pick up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • pregnancy rate [ Time Frame: 14 days after oocyte pick up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: August 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: o Group A=uHCG for triggering ovulation Drug: 10000 IU urinary HCG
bolus 10000 units for ovulation triggering
Experimental: o Group B=recHCG for triggering ovulation Drug: 250 mcg recombinant HCG
bolus 250 mcg for ovulation triggering in IVF patients


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 36 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Less than 36 years old
  • Male or tubal infertility
  • FSH<12 on day 3

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Endometriosis stage 3 & 4
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00953628

Centre for Reproductive Medicine, UZ Brussel
Brussels, Jette, Belgium, 1090
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Merck Serono International SA
Study Director: Paul Devroey, Professor Professor or OB-GYN
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00953628     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: recHCG001
Study First Received: August 5, 2009
Last Updated: September 1, 2009
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

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