A randomized controlled trial of levonorgestrel releasing IUD and thermal balloon ablation in the treatment of menorrhagia.

@article{Soysal2002ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of levonorgestrel releasing IUD and thermal balloon ablation in the treatment of menorrhagia.},
  author={Mehmet Soysal and Seyide Kara Soysal and Suzan Ozer},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Gynakologie},
  year={2002},
  volume={124 4},
  pages={213-9}
}
Our aim was to compare the treatment of menorrhagia either with a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device or with endometrial thermal balloon ablation. The primary endpoints of evaluation were menstrual blood flow reduction and the increase in hemoglobin values, while the secondary end points were adverse side effects; health related quality of life. After randomization, 36 women underwent outpatient thermal balloon ablation under local anesthesia and an intrauterine device releasing 20… CONTINUE READING

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