Estrogen-induced guinea pig model for uterine leiomyomas: do the ovaries protect?


A guinea pig model was used to study the hormonal control of uterine leiomyomas. Twenty female guinea pigs were divided into four groups--young, old, ovariectomized (OVX), and non-OVX animals--and were given two estradiol-17 beta (E2) silastic implants each for 3-10 mo; another four older OVX animals served as controls and received empty implants. After 3… (More)


Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics