Progesterone and progesterone receptor modulators in the management of symptomatic uterine fibroids.

@article{Talaulikar2012ProgesteroneAP,
  title={Progesterone and progesterone receptor modulators in the management of symptomatic uterine fibroids.},
  author={Vikram Sinai Talaulikar and Isaac T. Manyonda},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={165 2},
  pages={
          135-40
        }
}
The majority of symptomatic uterine fibroids are currently treated by surgical interventions (myomectomy or hysterectomy) or radiological treatments (uterine artery embolisation or focussed ultrasound surgery). None of these treatments is a panacea, and what is conspicuous is the lack of an effective long-term medical therapy for a disorder so common among women of reproductive age. It has been known for some time that progesterone and its receptors enhance proliferative activity in fibroids… CONTINUE READING

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