Effectiveness of short-term administration of tibolone plus gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue on the surgical outcome of laparoscopic myomectomy.

@article{Palomba2001EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of short-term administration of tibolone plus gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue on the surgical outcome of laparoscopic myomectomy.},
  author={Stefano Palomba and Massimiliano Pellicano and Pietro Affinito and Costantino di Carlo and Fulvio Zullo and Carmine Nappi},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2001},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={429-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether administration of tibolone changes the effectiveness of GnRH analogue administered before laparoscopic myomectomy. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, open, placebo-controlled clinical trial. SETTING Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy. PATIENT(S) 66 women with symptomatic uterine leiomyomas. INTERVENTION(S) Treatment for 2 months with leuprolide acetate and iron tablets, plus tibolone (group A) or placebo… CONTINUE READING