Usage of the levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system in perimenopause

Authors: T. Fait 1,2
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 2. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha 1;  Katedra zdravotnických studií, Vysoká škola polytechnická, Jihlava 2
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2024; 89(2): 156-159


Levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system have excellent contraceptive efficacy with simultaneous lowering of menstruation’s blood loss. It could be used for therapy of endometrial hyperplasia in perimenopause. In position of gestagen part of the hormone replacement therapy it has high control of endometrial proliferation. It is conjoined with the zero increasing of risk of thromboembolic disease in combination with transdermal oestrogen’s application.


menopause – thromboembolic disease – hormone replacement therapy – levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system


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doc. MUDr. Tomáš Fait, Ph.D.
Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika
2. LF UK a FN Motol
V Úvalu 84
153 00 Praha 5

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