The Timing Of Menstruation

Sometimes there are pressing reasons to prevent menstruation at the normal time but obviously this cannot be done at the last moment.

19 Two studies have examined the effect of offering this treatment to women on waiting lists for hyserectomy. In the first of these studies 50 women were offered this treatment, and 82% (41 /50) were removed from the waiting list as a result (Barrington JW, Bowen-Simpkins P1997 British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 104: 614-616). Lahteenmaki P et al (British Medical Journal 1998 316: 1122-1126) randomised women on surgical waiting lists to continue with their current regimen or to use a levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system; 64% of women using the system cancelled their surgery compared with 14% of women not using the system.

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