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FEMME trial: Randomised trial of treating Fibroids with either Embolisation or MyoMectomy to measure the Effect on quality of life
Project title: FEMME trial: Randomised trial of treating Fibroids with either Embolisation or MyoMectomy to measure the Effect on quality of life
Call to action: 08/53 HTA Clinical Trials - December2008 Board submissions (May 08 deadline)
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Honorary Professor Klim McPherson
Lead Author: Professor Jane Daniels
Contractor: University of Oxford
Co-investigators: Mr Enda McVeigh, Mr Lee Middleton, Ms Bridgette York, Professor Anna-Maria Belli, Professor Isaac Manyonda, Professor Jane Daniels, Professor Jon Moss, Professor Mary Ann Lumsden, Professor Olivia Wu.
Started: June 2011 | Status: Published April 2022
This trial found that myomectomy resulted in greater improvement in quality of life at two years compared with uterine artery embolisation for women with uterine fibroids and at lower cost.
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