Proceedings from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Conference on the Uterine Fibroid Research Update Workshop

William H. Catherino, Estella Parrott, James Segars

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Abstract

The purpose of the National Institutes of Health conference Fibroid Research Workshop in September 2007 was to bring Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development-funded fibroid investigators together to discuss basic science and clinical research advances on uterine leiomyomata. General topics included advances in epidemiology, etiology, therapeutic approaches, and clinical trial challenges; suggestions for advancement of basic understanding, clinical intervention, clinical trials, and future directions were highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalFertility and sterility
Volume95
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Leiomyoma
  • clinical trials
  • epidemiology
  • etiology
  • myometrium
  • therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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