Conservative Treatment of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Authors: Z. Fučíková;  D. Cibula;  D. Kužel
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN v Praze, přednosta prof. MUDr. J. Živný, DrSc.
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2001; (3): 208-212


Objective of study:
Analysis of contemporary knowledge of conservative treatment of dysfunctional bleeding.Design: Review of literature.Setting: Gynaecological and Obstetric Clinic, First Medical Faculty Charles University and General Faculty Hospital, Prague.Method: Evaluation and review of problem of DUB based on data from the literature.Conclusion: The development of new therapeutic surgical methods of uterine bleeding calls for a critical evaluation of a possible conservative approach. A few years ago failure of medicamentous treatment was an indication for hysterectomy. Thus conservative treatment was used very frequently. The development of many endoscopic techniques changed fundamentally the algorithm of treatment in women who do not plan another pregnancy. The article gives a critical account of contemporary knowledge of conservative treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

Key words:
dysfunctional bleeding, uterine bleeding

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