Randomized Controlled Trial: The Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on In-vitro Fertilization Outcomes
The trial will not pay for or subsidize for IVF treatment. Participants will receive blood
Vitamin D screening test and any necessary supplements free of charge.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Clinical pregnancy rate
Serum hCG will be drawn per routine IVF protocol (~ 10 days after embryo transfer). Patients will have a repeat bHCG drawn 48hrs if they have a positive result from the first bHCG test. Clinical pregnancy will be defined as ultrasound documentation of fetal heart tones.
assessed at conclusion of the study (~ 1 yr)
Ralph Kazer, MD
Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation
United States: Institutional Review Board
Moy 2011 Vit D
|Northwestern Memorial Hospital||Chicago, Illinois 60611|
|Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine||Chicago, Illinois 60611|
|Northwestern Memorial Faculty Foundation||Chicago, Illinois 60611|