Dienogest or Norethindrone acetate for the treatment of ovarian endometriomas: can we avoid surgery?

ConclusionProgestin therapy with D or N appears to be effective in reducing the size of endometriomas and related symptoms, with a greater effect on symptoms relief and higher tolerability in women treated with D.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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