Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) and Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depoprovera) as long-term maintenance therapy for patients with moderate and severe endometriosis: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Wong2010LevonorgestrelreleasingIS,
  title={Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (Mirena) and Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (Depoprovera) as long-term maintenance therapy for patients with moderate and severe endometriosis: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Alice Yuen Kwan Wong and Lawrence Chang Hung Tang and Robert Kien Howe Chin},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          273-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Progestogen therapy has been found to be useful in controlling endometriosis. For patients after conservative surgery, long-term medical maintenance therapy should be sought to prevent recurrence and control symptoms. Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) may be a useful form of prolonged progestogen therapy for endometriosis. AIMS To evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety of LNG-IUS to depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) for patients with moderate or… CONTINUE READING

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