The effect of hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system on lower abdominal pain and back pain among women treated for menorrhagia: a five-year randomized controlled trial.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the changes in lower abdominal pain and back pain among women with menorrhagia treated by hysterectomy or levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS). DESIGN A randomized controlled trial. SETTING Five university hospitals in Finland. SAMPLE A total of 236 women, aged 35-49 years… CONTINUE READING