GnRH agonist treatment before total laparoscopic hysterectomy for large uteri.

@article{Seracchioli2003GnRHAT,
  title={GnRH agonist treatment before total laparoscopic hysterectomy for large uteri.},
  author={Renato Seracchioli and Stefano Venturoli and Filippo Maria Colombo and Anna Bagnoli and Federico Vianello and Francesca Govoni and Manuela Guerrini and Beatrice Gualerzi},
  journal={The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={316-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether uterine shrinkage induced by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists in women with a large uterus (>14 wks) may facilitate total laparoscopic hysterectomy. DESIGN Randomized, prospective study (Canadian Task Force classification I). SETTING University-affiliated hospital. PATIENTS Sixty-two women with symptomatic uterine myomas (size 16-20 wks). INTERVENTIONS Total laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign pathology. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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