Ovarian function in amenorrheic and menstruating users of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device.

@article{Nilsson1984OvarianFI,
  title={Ovarian function in amenorrheic and menstruating users of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device.},
  author={Carl Gustaf Nilsson and P L L{\"a}hteenm{\"a}ki and Tapani Luukkainen},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1984},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={52-5}
}
The ovarian function of 20 healthy users of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device was studied by measurements of plasma estradiol, progesterone, and levonorgestrel concentrations. Eight subjects were amenorrheic, and 12 had regular menstrual bleeding. Seventy-five percent of the subjects in both groups had ovulatory cycles. There was no difference between the mean levonorgestrel concentrations in the amenorrheic and regularly menstruating subjects. Estradiol function was undisturbed in… CONTINUE READING

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