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Progesterone IUD is effective for menorrhagia

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 17 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:0-g

Question Which is preferred in the treatment of menorrhagia: hysterectomy or the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system?

Synopsis Menorrhagia is a significant worldwide health problem and is the major presenting symptom for women who undergo hysterectomy. The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) is an intrauterine system that slowly releases a steady amount of levonorgestrel. it is currently being used in Finland for treatment …

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