Uterine contractility and elastography as prognostic factors for pregnancy after intrauterine insemination

A low frequency and high intensity of uterine contractions on the day of intrauterine insemination appears to be associated with a higher pregnancy rate after intrauterine insemination.

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Volume 107, Issue 4, Pages 961–968.e3


Nelly Swierkowski-Blanchard, M.D., Florence Boitrelle, M.D., Ph.D., Laura Alter, M.D., Jacqueline Selva, M.D., Ph.D., Thibaud Quibel, M.D., Antoine Torre, M.D., Ph.D.


A low frequency and high intensity of UCs at the day of IUI appears associated with a higher pregnancy rate. Elastography provides a promising innovative tool for IUI monitoring.

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1. How did you get the average value using elastography? There is no average value on the equipment.

2.  What does four-fold acceleration say? I do not know what you mean.

Please answer me