The Role of the Mirena Intrauterine Device in the Management of Endometrial Polyps: A Pilot Study
Prathima Chowdary, Peter Maher, Tony Ma, Marsali Newman, Lenore Ellett, Emma Readman
JOURNAL OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2019
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To study the hypothesis that the levonorgestrel intrauterine device (LNG-IUD) can have a role in the treatment of endometrial polyps confirmed at outpatient hysteroscopy in premenopausal women. DESIGN: Canadian Task Force classification level II1 (a controlled trial that is not randomised). SETTING: Outpatient hysteroscopy. PATIENTS: Premenopausal women who had a polyp diagnosed at outpatient hysteroscopy. INTERVENTIONS: Premenopausal women who had a polyp diagnosed at outpatient hysteroscopy and had a LNG-IUD inserted were booked for general anesthesia hysteroscopy and polypectomy through the standard booking process. A contemporaneous control was taken sequentially from th..View full abstract
Supported by grants from the Norman Beischer Research Foundation.