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Randomized Study on Endometrioma Treatment

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00989118
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : October 2, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona

Brief Summary:
This is a randomised study comparing the effect of two laparoscopic techniques for treatment of ovarian endometriomas on recurrence rate and ovarian reserve.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Ovarian Endometrioma Procedure: Laser treatment of ovarian endometrioma Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Study Start Date : May 2000
Primary Completion Date : March 2004
Study Completion Date : March 2004

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Laser treatment Procedure: Laser treatment of ovarian endometrioma
Laser vaporization of ovarian endometrioma
Active Comparator: Endometrioma cystectomy Procedure: Laser treatment of ovarian endometrioma
Laser vaporization of ovarian endometrioma




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age between 18 and 40 years
  • uni or bilateral symptomatic endometriotic cysts with a minimum diameter of 30 millimetres
  • no counter-indication for the use of GnRH analogues

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous pelvic surgeries
  • history of cancer
  • suspected malignancy
  • presurgical suspicion or evidence of deep endometriosis
  • presurgical suspicion or evidence of premature ovarian failure
  • use of oestrogen suppressive drugs in the preceding 6 months

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Locations
Spain
Hospital Clinic
Barcelona, Spain, 08036
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00989118     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: endometriomatreatment
First Posted: October 2, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 2, 2009
Last Verified: October 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endometriosis
Genital Diseases, Female