Presence of corpus luteum as evidence of ovulation in women treated with low doses of chlormadinone acetate.

@article{GutirrezNjar1968PresenceOC,
  title={Presence of corpus luteum as evidence of ovulation in women treated with low doses of chlormadinone acetate.},
  author={A Guti{\'e}rrez-N{\'a}jar and H{\'E}CTOR M{\'A}RQUEZ-MONTER and J Giner-Vel{\'a}zquez and J Martinez-manautou},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1968},
  volume={102 7},
  pages={1018-22}
}
50 women under continuous treatment for 1-31 months with 500 mcg chlormadinone acetate daily were studied. Culdoscopy was performed between Day 14 and 23 of their menstrual cycles. A corpus luteum was thought to be observed in 37 cases. In 18 with suspected corpus luteum a wedge resection of the ovary was done. Examination of patients 10 days after operation revealed no complications. In 4 cases subsequent culdoscopic examinations revealed no traces of biopsy damage. In 5 an endometrial biopsy… CONTINUE READING