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Table 4 Patients’ characteristics and reproductive outcomes per transfer cycle in the salpingectomy group and the subgroups of the aspiration group

From: Ultrasound guided aspiration of hydrosalpinx fluid versus salpingectomy in the management of patients with ultrasound visible hydrosalpinx undergoing IVF-ET: a randomized controlled trial

  Salpingectomy (Group 1) No re-accumulation of hydrosalpinx fluid (Group 2) Re-accumulation of hydrosalpinx fluid (Group 3) G1 Vs G2 G1 Vs G3 G2 Vs G3
No. of transfer cycles 75 50 26    
Age 27.92 ± 3.59 28.2 ± 3.63 27.04 ± 3.01 0.672 0.228 0.143
Body mass index (Kg/m 2 ) 25.68 ± 2.03 25.36 ± 1.96 25.19 ± 1.81 0.379 0.257 0.711
Bilateral hydrosalpinx 15/75 (20%) 12/50 (24%) 7/26 (26.92%) 0.660 0.582 0.786
Duration of infertility 3.56 ± 1.8 3.26 ± 1.69 3.54 ± 2 0.346 0.962 0.548
Basal FSH (IU/L) 6.35 ± 2.09 6.29 ± 2.17 5.81 ± 1.68 0.872 0.188 0.288
No. of embryos transferred 2.53 ± 0.5 2.58 ± 0.49 2.54 ± 0.51 0.61 0.965 0.735
Grade I & II embryos/transferred embryos 146/190 (76.84%) 103/129 (79.84%) 50/66 (75.76%) 0.582 0.867 0.582
Implantation rate 36/190 (18.95%) 20/129 (15.5%) 5/66 (7.58%) 0.457 0.032 0.173
Clinical pregnancy 32/75 (42.67%) 17/50 (34%) 5/26 (19.23%) 0.356 0.036 0.286
Ongoing pregnancy 29/75 (38.67%) 15/50 (30%) 4/26 (15.38%) 0.346 0.031 0.264
  1. Values are expressed as n/n (%) unless otherwise indicated, G = group.