Low progesterone levels compromise embryo implantation

Recently, IVIRMA has carried out various studies regarding the importance of progesterone in the luteal phase. Findings indicate that the rate of an on-going pregnancy is reduced by up to 20% if the patient’s progesterone levels are low before the embryo transfer.

This significant topic and others regarding the preparation of the maternal uterus are part of the syllabus belonging to the online course The role of the luteal phase in reproductive treatments that begins on May 13 and which will be available again in November 2023 .

“During the course, we will address the role of progesterone in human reproduction. We will also analyze the different ways of providing luteal phase support during reproductive treatments,” explains Dr. Elena Labarta, the course lecturer who is also an expert in the field. “One of the topics that we will examine in depth is the subject of progesterone. I have led various studies and research projects that have shown how suboptimal progesterone levels can compromise reproductive success” adds the expert.

The importance of the hormonal scenario in AR treatments

Each patient is unique, as is every treatment. It is of utmost importance that the specialist manage the hormonal scenario that belongs to each case during reproductive treatments, given that its outcome is a determining factor in achieving pregnancy.

The online course The role of the luteal phase in reproductive treatments aims to provide the professional with the necessary tools to personalise progesterone administration according to each specific case and its needs. This is especially true in cases of progesterone deficiency during the artificial cycles of endometrial preparation.

“It is essential to understand and be familiar with the different types of progesterone, their doses, and the possible non-progesterone alternatives for successful treatments. During the course, we will review and analyze each one. We will also evaluate the relationship between progesterone and the uterus, in order to obtain the best uterine receptivity,” concludes the professor.

Why you should learn and train with IVIRMA Global Education

Our courses are accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Upon completion of the course, you will receive 25 ECMEC credits.

By using the e-learning platform you will be able to follow the course comfortably and conveniently from the location of your choice. You will have two exam sessions to validate your acquired knowledge and to receive your certificate.

For more information about the online course The role of the luteal phase in reproductive treatments click here.

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