Randomized Study on Endometrioma Treatment

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: October 1, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2009
History: No changes posted
This is a randomised study comparing the effect of two laparoscopic techniques for treatment of ovarian endometriomas on recurrence rate and ovarian reserve.

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

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment

Further study details as provided by Hospital Clinic of Barcelona:

Study Start Date: May 2000
Study Completion Date: March 2004
Primary Completion Date: March 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
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


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

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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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00989118

Hospital Clinic
Barcelona, Spain, 08036
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00989118     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: endometriomatreatment 
Study First Received: October 1, 2009
Last Updated: October 1, 2009
Health Authority: Spain: Comité Ético de Investigación Clínica

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