GnRH Agonist Pretreatment in Hysteroscopic Myomectomy

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified November 2014 by Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria della Misericordia
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sandro Gerli, Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria della Misericordia Identifier:
First received: June 1, 2013
Last updated: November 26, 2014
Last verified: November 2014

The purpose of this study is to determine whether GnRH agonist treatment before cold loop hysteroscopic myomectomy is effective in reducing operative time, fuid absorption and difficulty of the procedure.

Condition Intervention
Uterine Myoma
Drug: Triptorelin 3.75 mg

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Surgical Effects of GnRH Agonist Pretreatment on Cold Loop Hysteroscopic Myomectomy.

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Further study details as provided by Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria della Misericordia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Minutes (surgical procedure time), milliliters (fluid absorption during the procedure), 0-3 scale (difficulty of the procedure), 0-3 scale (quality of image) [ Time Frame: 5 minutes after the end of the surgical procedure. ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: January 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: GnRH agonist pretreatment
triptorelin 3.75 mg, im, monthly, three times
Drug: Triptorelin 3.75 mg
No Intervention: No pharmacological treatment


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • submucous myoma diagnosed by vaginal ultrasonography and confirmed by diagnostic hysteroscopy
  • premenopausal status

Exclusion Criteria:

  • present or past history of cancer
  • pregnancy
  • presence of associated multiple polyps
  • presence of > 2 myomas
  • associated nonhysteroscopic surgical procedures
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01873378

Contact: Sandro Gerli, MD 368434624 ext +39
Contact: Alessandro Favilli, MD 3292270705 ext +39

Arbor Vitae Endoscopic Centre Recruiting
Rome, Italy, 00191
Contact: Ivan Mazzon, MD   
Principal Investigator: Ivan Mazzon, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria della Misericordia
Principal Investigator: sandro gerli, MD University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Sandro Gerli, Assistant Professor, Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria della Misericordia Identifier: NCT01873378     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GnRHa hysteroscopic myomectomy
Study First Received: June 1, 2013
Last Updated: November 26, 2014
Health Authority: Italy: National Monitoring Centre for Clinical Trials - Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria della Misericordia:
Uterine myoma
Cold loop processed this record on March 25, 2015