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Acquisition of characteristics of cells of the corpus luteum by ovarian follicle cells following ovulation.
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In this initial study (41) on superovulation and IUI cycles and in a later study (42) in ART cycles with the same group, the authors had put forth the hypothesis that a premature luteinisation
defined as [P.sub.4/[E.sub.2] ratio >1 was associated with a significantly reduced pregnancy rate.
Ultrasonography revealed that the diameter of cyst was 22.7 mm with antrum and peripheral luteinisation
(47) The GnRH analogues have been shown to prevent premature luteinisation
, decrease cancellation rates, increase the number of follicles and facilitate patients scheduling for oocyte retrieval.