Round-the-clock or start-and-stop: does the regimen matter when dydrogesterone is used to treat chronic pelvic pain due to endometriosis?

Reflections
Round-the-clock or start-and-stop: does the regimen matter when dydrogesterone is used to treat chronic pelvic pain due to endometriosis?

VOLUME 116, ISSUE 6, P1578-1579

Author:

Jennifer L. Eaton, M.D., M.S.C.I.

Abstract:

Reflections on "Prolonged cyclical and continuous regimens of dydrogesterone are effective for reducing chronic pelvic pain in women with endometriosis: results of the ORCHIDEA study" by Sukhikh et al.

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Comments

Go to the profile of Dehua Liao
5 months ago

The ORCHIDEA study adds new evidence on medical treatment in endometriosis.

However, detailed information is needed. I'm interested that whether the baseline chronic pelvic pain score collected BEFORE or AFTER the laparoscopic surgery. Is the surgery play any roles in pain relief?