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dc.contributor.authorMas, Aymara
dc.contributor.authorTarazona, Marta
dc.contributor.authorDasí Carrasco, Joana
dc.contributor.authorEstaca, Gloria
dc.contributor.authorCristóbal García, Ignacio 
dc.contributor.authorMonleón, Javier
dc.description.abstractUterine anatomy and uterine fibroids (UFs) characteristics have been classically considered as almost a unique issue in gynecology and reproductive medicine. Nowadays, the management of UF pathology is undergoing an important evolution, with the patient’s quality of life being the most important aspect to consider. Accordingly, surgical techniques and aggressive treatments are reserved for only those cases with heavy symptomatology, while the clinical diagnostic based on size and number of UFs remains in a second plane in these situations. Moreover, the development of several noninvasive surgical techniques, especially the appearance of ulipristal acetate as a medical etiological treatment, has substantially changed the clinical indications. As a consequence, after almost 2 decades without relevant updates, it has been necessary to update the protocols for the management of UFs in the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics twice. Accordingly, we believe that it is necessary to translate our experience to protocolize the medical care for patients with UFs, incorporating these new therapeutic options, and selecting the best treatment for them. We highlight the importance of achieving the patient’s goals and decisions by improving the clinical diagnosis for these type of pathologies, allowing enhanced personalized treatments, as well as the reduction of potential risks and unnecessary surgeries.eng
dc.publisherInternational Journal of Women’s Healthspa
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.subjectUterine fibroidsspa
dc.subjectSelective progesteronespa
dc.subjectUlipristal acetatespa
dc.titleUpdated approaches for management of uterine
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