Luteal Insufficiency: Endometrial and Endocrine Correlates

  • Jean Pierre Gautray
  • Marie Charles Colin
  • Jean Paul Vielh
  • Jean de Brux


A critical analysis of the most important papers on luteal insufficiency and a clinical study support this article. It is divided into two parts: spontaneous and induced luteal insufficiency. This clinical situation is of interest because it is characteristic of ovarian control disorders and is seldom of ovarian origin. Moreover, infertility is a result of this abnormality and its incidence is probably greater than usually reported.


Luteal Phase Normal Cycle Endometrial Biopsy Plasma Progesterone Basal Body Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Pierre Gautray
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marie Charles Colin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jean Paul Vielh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jean de Brux
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHICUniversity of Paris Val de MarneCreteil CédexFrance
  2. 2.Institut de Pathologie et de Cytologie ApliquéeParisFrance

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