The effects of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonists on iliac crest cancellous bone structure in women with endometriosis.

@article{Compston1995TheEO,
  title={The effects of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonists on iliac crest cancellous bone structure in women with endometriosis.},
  author={Juliet E Compston and Kojiro Yamaguchi and Peter Ian Croucher and Nigel J. Garrahan and Peter Lindsay and Robert W. Shaw},
  journal={Bone},
  year={1995},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={261-7}
}
The administration of gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs to premenopausal women causes hypoestrogenism and bone loss, but the effects on cancellous microstructure have not been determined. In this study we have assessed bone structure in transiliac biopsies obtained from women before and after treatment for endometriosis with GnRH analogs. Twenty-one premenopausal women were studied, paired biopsies being obtained in 13; five women received both GnRH analogs and Org OD 14 (Tibolone… CONTINUE READING

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