[Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and combined oral contraceptives as conservative treatments for recurrent ovarian endometriosis: a comparative clinical study].

@article{Xu2011LevonorgestrelreleasingIS,
  title={[Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system and combined oral contraceptives as conservative treatments for recurrent ovarian endometriosis: a comparative clinical study].},
  author={Xiao-wen Xu and Le-dan Wang and Xueqiong Zhu and Lin-zhi Yan and Yu-tao Guan and Shi-chai Zhu and Yue Hu},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2011},
  volume={91 15},
  pages={1047-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate and compare the efficiency and safety of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) and combined oral contraceptives (COC) in the treatment of recurrent ovarian endometriosis after conservative surgery or conservative surgery plus medical therapy. METHODS A total of 48 patients with recurrent ovarian endometriosis underwent randomization. The regimens of LNG-IUS (n = 24) and COC (n = 24) were offered. The volume of ovarian endometriotic cysts was recorded… CONTINUE READING