Expectant management of functional ovarian cysts: an alternative to hormonal therapy.

@article{Turan1994ExpectantMO,
  title={Expectant management of functional ovarian cysts: an alternative to hormonal therapy.},
  author={C Cengiz Turan and Cahit Gurkan Zorlu and Mustafa Uğur and Turkay I Ozcan and Babur Kaleli and Oya G{\"o}kmen},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={257-60}
}
OBJECTIVE We studied whether the administration of oral contraceptives facilitates the disappearance of spontaneously formed functional ovarian cysts. METHODS Eighty patients in whom ultrasonography revealed unilateral, mobile, unilocular, thin-walled ovarian cysts without internal echoes and greater than 30 mm but not exceeding 60 mm in diameter were enrolled into the study. Patients were randomized by stratification to receive a low-dose monophasic pill, a high-dose monophasic pill, a… CONTINUE READING