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anovulation

[‚an‚äv·yə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
The absence of ovulation.
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Laproscopic ovarian diathermy vs clomiphene citrate plus metformin as second line strategy for infertile anovulatory patients with PCOS:a randomised controlled trial.
Distribution of Ovulatory and Anovulatory Bleeding Age Group Type > 40 Years < 40 Years Number % Number % Ovulatory 29 51.79 8 121.12 Anovulatory 27 48.21 58 87.88 Figure 5.
Also keep in mind that the patient in Case 1 has two risk factors for endometrial hyperplasia: anovulatory cycles and obesity.
There is a paucity of data on the use of Letrozole as an ovulation induction agent in anovulatory infertility and as a part of empirical treatment (6-8).
As women approaches menopause, cycles shorten and often become intermittently anovulatory due to decrease in the number of ovarian follicles and the estradiol levels.
The patients, all of whom were anovulatory or cycling erratically, were randomly assigned to one of the diets.
Anovulatory cycles are largely responsible for these symptoms: These cycles decrease from about 80% of cycles in the first menstrual year to about 20% in the fifth year.
The presumptive diagnosis was anovulatory bleeding.
Therefore, the menstrual cycles are often anovulatory and irregular leading to AUB.
In younger women, consider a biopsy if they've had a "long history" of untreated anovulatory bleeding, which could be 2 years or 5 years, she suggested.
Menstrual irregularity presents as either amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea due to anovulatory cycles.
In ovulation induction, pharmacologic therapy is used to induce normal cycles in anovulatory or oligo-ovulatory women.