TITLE

The relationship between follicular oxytocin and assisted reproductive outcome

AUTHOR(S)
Bahrami Asl, Z.; Farzadl, L.; Nouri, M.; Shahnazi, V.
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine;Jun2014 Supplement, Vol. 12, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Introduction: In assisted reproductive technology it is necessary to use and measure hormones for induction and maintaining the pregnancy. Oxytocin that is secreted by hypophysis has a great role in biology of reproduction. This study was conducted to measure the relation between follicular oxytocin and reproduction outcome. Materials and Methods: In this cross sectional study, in 110 women, candidates of assisted reproduction the follicular fluid oxytocin was measured. All recruits were selected randomly from Alzahra hospital infertility center of Tabriz university of medical sciences and in all of them HCG was used for induction of ovulation. Results: The average age of Women was 28.28 years. 84.5 percent of their infertility was a primary type. The most common causes of infertility were male factors followed by anovulation for each women averagely 13.47 oocyte were obtained and average of follicular fluid oxytocin was 230.7 mlu/ml 19.1% of women became pregnant. Conclusion: Follicular oxytocin amount was different in various phases of follicle development and there wasn't relation between follicular oxytocin and chance of pregnancy outcome.
ACCESSION #
96841644

 

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