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Treatment of Endometrial Hyperplasia With an Intrauterine Device (IUD)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00123175
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Study has never received funding and has never been initiated)
First Posted : July 22, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 8, 2013
Center for Research on Women and Newborn Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Richard S. Legro, M.D., Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this research is to determine the effectiveness of the intrauterine device (IUD) called Mirena when compared to the Provera tablets used in treating this condition.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Endometrial Hyperplasia Device: Intrauterine Device Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:
Endometrial hyperplasia without atypia is a condition usually caused by excessive stimulation of the uterine lining (endometrium) by estrogens, and may cause irregular bleeding as a presenting symptom, but rarely may progress to endometrial cancer, which makes treatment important. The only treatment approved so far is medroxyprogesterone acetate tablets (progesterone), also known as Provera.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Levonorgestrel Containing Intrauterine Device in the Treatment of Endometrial Hyperplasia Without Atypia
Study Start Date : September 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2011

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Intervention Details:
  • Device: Intrauterine Device
    Mirena and Provera
    Other Name: Medroxyprogesterone Acetate and Progestins

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pathologic examination of the specimens obtained by endometrial biopsy to determine the regression of endometrial hyperplasia without atypia compared to Provera [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Side effects [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
  2. Bleeding profile [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
  3. Estradiol and progesterone levels [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histologic diagnosis of simple or complex endometrial hyperplasia without atypia
  • Normal pap smear within one year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
  • Family history of endometrial cancer
  • Contraindications for the intrauterine device

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00123175

Sponsors and Collaborators
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Center for Research on Women and Newborn Health
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Principal Investigator: Richard Legro, M.D. Penn State University College of Medicine
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Responsible Party: Richard S. Legro, M.D., Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Sciences, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Identifier: NCT00123175    
Other Study ID Numbers: 21012
First Posted: July 22, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 8, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013
Keywords provided by Richard S. Legro, M.D., Milton S. Hershey Medical Center:
Endometrial Hyperplasia without atypia
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Endometrial Hyperplasia
Pathologic Processes
Uterine Diseases
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Contraceptives, Oral
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptive Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Contraceptive Agents, Male
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists