Use of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system to treat bleeding related to uterine leiomyomas.

@article{Grigorieva2003UseOA,
  title={Use of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system to treat bleeding related to uterine leiomyomas.},
  author={Vera Grigorieva and Mario Chen-Mok and Marina Tarasova and Anton Mikhailov},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2003},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={1194-8}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the potential usefulness of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG IUS) in treating women with uterine leiomyomas. DESIGN Prospective before-and-after study. SETTING Family planning unit in an academic research institute. PATIENT(S) Sixty-seven women with uterine leiomyomas who chose the LNG IUS as their method of contraception. INTERVENTION(S) Clinical and ultrasound examinations were performed prior to and 3, 6, and 12… CONTINUE READING

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