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Use of Arimidex and Zoladex as Pretreatment to IVF in Women With Ovarian Endometriosis

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: February 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2007
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Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Does a combination of Arimidex and Zoladex make endometriomas shrink and how is the following IVF outcome

Condition Intervention Phase
Endometriosis Drug: Combined treatment with Arimidex and Zoladex before IVF Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • size of endometriomas after 2½ month of combined downregulation

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: January 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Endometrioma(s)with a size of 20-70 mm, persisted for at least 3 cycles
  • Couples with indication and wish for IVF/ICSI
  • Age of women: 20-40 years
  • Regular menstrual cycle within normal range (21-35 days)
  • Body Mass Index (BMI): 18-30 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History with osteoporosis, liver-, kidney- or heart disease or thromboembolic disease
  • Treatment of endometriosis with GnRH agonist during the last 3 month
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00286351

The Fertility Clinic, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen, Copenhagen East, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Principal Investigator: Kristine Lossl, medical doctor The Fertility Clinic, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00286351     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: endo 220604
First Submitted: February 1, 2006
First Posted: February 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2007
Last Verified: April 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Genital Diseases, Female
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Aromatase Inhibitors
Steroid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Estrogen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs