The clinical relevance of luteal phase deficiency A committee opinion
The purpose of this ASRM and SREI Practice Committee Opinion is to address controversies regarding the diagnosis and potential treatment of luteal inadequacy.
The Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Volume 98, Issue 5, Pages 1112-1117, November 2012
Luteal phase deficiency (LPD) has been described in healthy normally menstruating women and in association with other medical conditions. While progesterone is important for the process of implantation and early embryonic development, LPD, as an independent entity causing infertility, has not been proven.