Korean J Gynecol Endosc Minim Invasive Surg.  2011 May;23(1):1-6.

Clinical applications of levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS: Mirena(R)) in gynecologic diseases

  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gangnam CHA Medical Center, College of Medicine, CHA University, Seoul, Korea.


Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS: Mirena(R)) have many important and potential gynecologic applications beyond its role in contraception. This article describes the evidence and results of clinical applications of use of Mirena(R) for gynecologic diseases such as idiopathic menorrhagia, endometriosis, leiomyoma, adenomyosis, endometrial hyperplasia and early endometrial cancer is reviewed.


Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system; Menorrhagia; Endometriosis; Leiomyoma; Adenomyosis; Endometrial hyperplasia
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