Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist treatment before hysterectomy for menorrhagia and uterine leiomyomas.

@article{Vercellini1993GonadotropinRH,
  title={Gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist treatment before hysterectomy for menorrhagia and uterine leiomyomas.},
  author={Paolo Vercellini and Lucca Bocciolone and Angelo Colombo and N Vendola and Michele Meschia and Giorgio Bolis},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1993},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={369-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist (goserelin) treatment before hysterectomy for leiomyomata-associated menorrhagia. DESIGN Prospective, comparative, nonrandomized study. SETTING A teaching hospital of Milano University. PATIENTS Anemic women requiring hysterectomy for myoma-associated menorrhagia. INTERVENTION Six months' preoperative goserelin treatment (41 cases) or immediate surgery (92 controls). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Abdominal/vaginal… CONTINUE READING

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