A 5-year follow-up study on the use of a levonorgestrel intrauterine system in women receiving hormone replacement therapy.

@article{Varila2001A5F,
  title={A 5-year follow-up study on the use of a levonorgestrel intrauterine system in women receiving hormone replacement therapy.},
  author={Eero Varila and Torsten Wahlstr{\"o}m and Ilkka Rauramo},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2001},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={969-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate endometrial histology, bleeding, and the effects of replacing the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG IUS, Mirena/Levonova, Leiras Oy, Turku, Finland) after 5 years of combined use with estrogen. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Private outpatient clinic. PATIENT(S) Forty postmenopausal women started hormone replacement therapy with LNG IUS and either a patch (50 microg/24 h) or oral (2 mg) estradiol valerate protocol. Thirty-nine completed 12 months… CONTINUE READING

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