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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Gynecologic Operations, Anti-Mullerian Hormone or Ovarian Reserve
and you are
between 20 and 49
years old
This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

Besides the removal of lesions, the purpose of surgeries has been extended to the improvement of quality of life after procedures. Minimally invasive surgeries enabled women to experience less pain, less hospital days. It is important to maintain the ovarian function because ovarian hormones have protective effects about bone and cardiovascular diseases. Until now many operation techniques for preserving ovarian function were used in gynecological field, however, how much these methods affect on ovarian function is seldom known. For the evaluation of remained ovarian function, ultrasound examination is useful method. However, it might take several months till one can determine ovarian function and could not exactly evaluate ovarian reserve. Until now, there have been controversies regarding ovarian function after gynecological surgeries. These inconsistent results might derive from the methods for assessing ovarian function because serum gonadotropins and sex steroids levels vary according to the menstrual cycle. In this aspect, anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) has recently been advocated as a good marker for ovarian reserve. AMH is one of the TGF-beta superfamily and induces the regression of Müllerian duct. Studies with AMH showed no significant variation throughout the menstrual cycle and cycle-to-cycle consistency, therefore, it will provide more reliable data on the changes of ovarian reserve after operations.
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT00928044. The sponsor of the trial is Samsung Medical Center and it is looking for 330 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Impact of Gynecological Surgery on Ovarian Function in Women of Reproductive Age: Postoperative Changes of Serum Anti-Müllerian Hormone