Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone and magnetic-resonance-guided ultrasound surgery for uterine leiomyomata.

@article{Smart2006GonadotrophinreleasingHA,
  title={Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone and magnetic-resonance-guided ultrasound surgery for uterine leiomyomata.},
  author={Olivia Catherine Smart and Jonathan T Hindley and Luke Regan and Wady Gedroyc},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={49-54}
}
OBJECTIVE Magnetic-resonance-guided focused ultrasound is a novel, noninvasive technique of thermoablation for uterine leiomyomata. The hypothesis of this study was that pretreatment of leiomyomata with gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists would allow effective treatment of larger uterine leiomyomata, increasing the number of women who could benefit from this technique. METHODS We report a prospective study of women with leiomyomata in excess of 10 cm in diameter who received GnRH… CONTINUE READING