Uterine myomas and smoking : Results from an Italian study

  title={Uterine myomas and smoking : Results from an Italian study},
  author={Fabio Parazzini and Eva Negri and Carlo La La Vecchia and M Rabaiotti and Laura Luchini and Antonella Villa and Luigi Fedele},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  volume={41 5},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between smoking and uterine myomas requiring surgery. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a case-control study in Milan between 1986 and 1992. Cases were 476 patients under 55 years of age with histologically confirmed myomas. Controls were 1,283 women admitted to the hospital for a spectrum of acute, other-than-gynecologic, hormonal or neoplastic conditions (30% trauma, 25% nontraumatic orthopedic conditions, 25% surgical, 20% other miscellaneous). RESULTS… CONTINUE READING


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