Combined oral contraceptive for treatment of women with uterine fibroids and abnormal uterine bleeding: a systematic review.

@article{Moroni2015CombinedOC,
  title={Combined oral contraceptive for treatment of women with uterine fibroids and abnormal uterine bleeding: a systematic review.},
  author={Rafael Mendes Moroni and Wellington P Martins and Sabrine Vilan Dias and Carolina Sales Vieira and Rui Alberto Ferriani and Carolina Oliveira Nastri and Luiz G O Brito},
  journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation},
  year={2015},
  volume={79 3},
  pages={145-52}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS We aimed at assessing the efficacy of combined oral contraceptives (COC) in treating women with uterine leiomyomata and heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB), as well as their effect over quality of life (QoL), tumor size, and hemoglobin concentration. METHODS We searched various electronic databases and reference lists from all included studies. Randomized and nonrandomized controlled clinical trials were selected, and two trials were considered eligible - one randomized and one… CONTINUE READING
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