Morphological and functional changes in human endometrium following intrauterine levonorgestrel delivery.

Abstract

The levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) provides a novel contraceptive method. Intrauterine LNG induces a dramatic transformation of the endometrium, characterized by extensive decidualization. This is associated with strong expression of local factors associated with decidualization, including prolactin receptor and insulin-like growth… (More)

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