THERAPEUTIC EFFICACY OF LEVONORGESTREL INTRAUTERINE SYSTEM AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO HYSTERECTOMY FOR MANAGEMENT OF HEAVY MENSTRUAL BLEEDING IN PERIMENOPAUSAL WOMEN

  • Sudershan Dash Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PBMH, KIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
  • Jagannath Mishra Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PBMH, KIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
  • Shashis Shankar Behera Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PBMH, KIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
  • Subhashree Rout Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AIIMS,Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Abstract

 Objective: This prospective observational study has been conducted to find out the efficacy and patient satisfaction of levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS), and it was compared with results of hysterectomy in perimenopausal Indian women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB).

Methods: It was a prospective study conducted on 135 cases after taking consent. Patients were inserted with LNG-IUS, and the outcome in terms of further bleeding and quality of life was compared to that of hysterectomy.

Results and Conclusion: Levonogestrol containing-IUS is a highly effective treatment of HMB in perimenopausal women. It is a safe, effective, and quality of life after treatment makes it a good alternative to hysterectomy for HMB.

Keywords: Production of chloroform by fresh water chlorella species and blue green alga Anabaena flos-aquae has also been reported by Wachter and Andelman, 1984.

Author Biography

Sudershan Dash, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PBMH, KIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

obs & gyn

professor

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Dash, S., J. Mishra, S. Shankar Behera, and S. Rout. “THERAPEUTIC EFFICACY OF LEVONORGESTREL INTRAUTERINE SYSTEM AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO HYSTERECTOMY FOR MANAGEMENT OF HEAVY MENSTRUAL BLEEDING IN PERIMENOPAUSAL WOMEN”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 11, no. 3, Mar. 2018, pp. 289-92, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2018.v11i3.22363.
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