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Six patients with large uterine fibroids were given a single subcutaneous implant of an LHRH analogue (goserelin 3.5 mg) prior to elective hysterectomy. Overall fibroid volume decreased by 30-47% within six weeks of implantation. All patients reported improvement in their symptoms of pressure and pain, and were rendered amenorrhoeic prior to surgery.
Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of cold coagulation in the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. The study design consisted of a retrospective review of case records of all women treated with cold coagulation from the colposcopy clinics inception in 1980 to 1994. A total of 725 women received treatment with cold coagulation. All grades… (More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate 10 years' experience with hysteroscopic treatment of septate uterus in Italy. DESIGN Multicenter retrospective study conducted from January 1988 to March 1997 (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Twelve Italian centers for minimally invasive therapy. PATIENTS Women (total 973) with hysteroscopically diagnosed… (More)
We have evaluated the quality of service provided in performing trans cervical resection of the endometrium (TCRE) in the treatment of women presenting with menstrual dysfunction. Of the 78 patients who underwent TCRE, ten had, at the time of writing, subsequently undergone hysterectomy. A chart review was carried out on those patients. Two others were on… (More)