TITLE

COMPARACIÓN ENTRE EL SISTEMA INTRAUTERINO DE LIBERACIÓN DE LEVONORGESTREL Y LA ABLACIÓN ENDOMETRIAL EN EL TRATAMIENTO DE LA HEMORRAGIA UTERINA DISFUNCIONAL

AUTHOR(S)
Melado, V. Laura; Novelle, G. Monica; Hernández, G. Alicia; Muñoz, M. Mar; Ordás, ST. Juan
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecología;2008, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: To compare the efficacy of levonorgestrel intrauterine system and endometrial resection in the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Methods: Retrospective study with 170 women, 51 of them in endometrial resection group and 119 in the levonorgestrel intrauterine system group. Hemoglobin levels, menstrual bleeding patterns, adverse effects and degree of satisfaction were evaluated. Results: Hemoglobin levels increased in both groups. The most frequent bleeding patterns were amenorrhea, hypomenorrhea and normal pattern. The most of the patients in both groups were satisfied with the treatment. Conclusion: Both treatments were effective in reducing dysfunctional uterine bleeding. The woman must know risks and benefits from each one.
ACCESSION #
36626695

 

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