Provides information about the effects of progesterone produced by the corpus luteum after ovulation and endometrial recetivity. reliable for determining the presence of ovulation. Not effective for diagnosing luteal phase deficiency
Endometrial Biopsy (EMB)
Method of choice for follicular monitoring of women undergoing ovulation induction cyscles, for timing ovulation for insemination and intercourse, for retriveing oocytes for in vitro fertilization and for monitoring early pregnancy.
The mucus elasticity at ovulation
***the muscus increased to at least 5 cmin length and the viscus can be stretched 8-10 cm
First line therapy to induce ovulation if the woman has normal ovaries, a normal prolactin level and an intact pituitary gland.
Clompipphene citrate (Clomid, Serophene)
Increases as ovulation approaches, caused by decreased levels of salt and water interacting with the glycoprotiens in the musus druing the ovulatory period