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Revista de Obstetricia y Ginecología de Venezuela

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Abstract

CORTINAS DE SANCHEZ, Paula. Preservación de fertilidad con análogos agonistas de la hormona liberadora de gonadotropinas hipofisiarias (GnRH) en pacientes sometidas a tratamiento médico oncológico. Rev Obstet Ginecol Venez [online]. 2011, vol.71, n.1, pp. 34-38. ISSN 0048-7732.

Objective: To evaluate the potential of GnRH analogs use during chemotherapy in the preservation of short and long term ovarian function. Methods: Evaluation of ovarian function by measuring FSH, seric estradiol and menses, in six patient after use of GnRH analogs during chemotherapy. Setting: Clinica Santa Sofia y Salud Chacao, Caracas Results: Five of six patients (83,3 %) reassumed their ovarian function after chemotherapy plus GnRH analog. Conclusion: The use of GnRH seems to be a good alternative to protect ovary function during chemotherapy.

Keywords : Ovary; Chemotherapy; GnRH analogs; Fertility; Linfoma.

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