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Evaluation of the endometriosis treatment success rate by the laparoscopic-pharmacological method
Author(s): Andrzej Mutrynowski; Renata Zabielska; Roman Smolarczyk
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Paper Abstract

The study aimed at evaluating the success rate of the operative laparoscopy assisted by electrocoagulation and laser as well as danazol and lynestrenol in the endometriosis treatment. One-hundred-ninety women with the recognized endometriosis were included into the study. In the I degree(s) endometriosis the operative or hormonal therapy was applied, in the II-IV degree(s) the combined therapy was used. The complete cure was achieved in 159 of the patients (84%): 28 women conceived, in 131 of the cases remission was recognized during the second laparoscopy. Eighteen women found improvement (9%) while 13 women (7%) reported the lack of improvement.

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Date Published: 27 March 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2781, Lasers in Medicine, (27 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236813
Show Author Affiliations
Andrzej Mutrynowski, Academy of Medicine (Poland)
Renata Zabielska, Academy of Medicine (Poland)
Roman Smolarczyk, Academy of Medicine (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2781:
Lasers in Medicine
Tadeusz Kecik; Wlodzimierz Nowakowski, Editor(s)

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