Treatment of Endometrial Hyperplasia With an Intrauterine Device (IUD)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00123175
Recruitment Status :
(Study has never received funding and has never been initiated)
First Posted : July 22, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 8, 2013
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Center for Research on Women and Newborn Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Richard S. Legro, M.D., Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
The purpose of this research is to determine the effectiveness of the intrauterine device (IUD) called Mirena when compared to the Provera tablets used in treating this condition.
Condition or disease
Device: Intrauterine Device
Phase 1Phase 2
Endometrial hyperplasia without atypia is a condition usually caused by excessive stimulation of the uterine lining (endometrium) by estrogens, and may cause irregular bleeding as a presenting symptom, but rarely may progress to endometrial cancer, which makes treatment important. The only treatment approved so far is medroxyprogesterone acetate tablets (progesterone), also known as Provera.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Histologic diagnosis of simple or complex endometrial hyperplasia without atypia