A Lethaby

Summary

Affiliation: University of Auckland
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to hormonal therapies for premenopausal women with fibroids
    Anne E Lethaby
    Department 72, Avenida Americo Vespucio Norte 2445, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:307-31. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Endometrial destruction techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Endometrial destruction techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Total versus subtotal hysterectomy for benign gynaecological conditions
    A Lethaby
    School of Population Health, Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Level four, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens for vasomotor menopausal symptoms
    A E Lethaby
    University of Auckland, O and G FMHS, Grafton Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
  6. doi request reprint Cyclical progestogens for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    University of Auckland, O and G FMHS, Grafton Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
  7. doi request reprint Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pins
    Anne Lethaby
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Endometrial resection and ablation versus hysterectomy for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative GnRH analogue therapy before hysterectomy or myomectomy for uterine fibroids
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2001

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to hormonal therapies for premenopausal women with fibroids
    Anne E Lethaby
    Department 72, Avenida Americo Vespucio Norte 2445, Vitacura, Santiago, Chile
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 22:307-31. 2008
    ..No definitive conclusions can be reached on the basis of the limited evidence found...
  2. ncbi request reprint Endometrial destruction techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
    ..A number of newer techniques have recently been developed, most of which can be performed blind and are less time consuming. Many of these techniques are still under development, refinement and investigation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Endometrial destruction techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..However, hysteroscopy may still be required as part of the ablative techniques and some of them must be considered to be still under development, requiring refinement and investigation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Total versus subtotal hysterectomy for benign gynaecological conditions
    A Lethaby
    School of Population Health, Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Level four, Tamaki Campus, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..Hysterectomy using an abdominal approach removes either the uterus alone (subtotal hysterectomy) or both the uterus and the cervix (total hysterectomy). The latter is more common but outcomes have not been systematically compared...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens for vasomotor menopausal symptoms
    A E Lethaby
    University of Auckland, O and G FMHS, Grafton Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Some of the most popular of these are treatments based on foods or supplements enriched with phytoestrogens, plant-derived chemicals that have oestrogenic action...
  6. doi request reprint Cyclical progestogens for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    University of Auckland, O and G FMHS, Grafton Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..This review assesses the effectiveness of two different regimens of oral progestogens in reducing ovulatory HMB...
  7. doi request reprint Pin site care for preventing infections associated with external bone fixators and pins
    Anne Lethaby
    Section of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..This review set out to summarise the evidence on the effect of pin site care on infection rates...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endometrial resection and ablation versus hysterectomy for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
    ..Thus, the effectiveness of these techniques to improve a woman's perception of her own wellbeing long term has yet to be confirmed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce prostaglandin levels which are elevated in women with excessive menstrual bleeding and also may have a beneficial effect on dysmenorrhoea...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative GnRH analogue therapy before hysterectomy or myomectomy for uterine fibroids
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2001
    ..GnRHa treatment causes fibroids to shrink but cannot be used long term because of unacceptable symptoms and bone loss. Therefore, GnRHa may be useful pre-operatively both to reduce fibroid and uterine volume and control bleeding...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antifibrinolytics for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
    ..Long term studies in Sweden, however, have shown that the rate of incidence of thrombosis in women treated with tranexamic acid is comparable with the spontaneous frequency of thrombosis in women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Progesterone/progestogen releasing intrauterine systems versus either placebo or any other medication for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A E Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
    ..Insertion, however, may be regarded as invasive by some women affecting its acceptability as a treatment and frequent intermenstrual bleeding and spotting is likely during the first few months...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative GnRH analogue therapy before hysterectomy or myomectomy for uterine fibroids
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
    ..GnRHa treatment causes fibroids to shrink but cannot be used long term because of unacceptable symptoms and bone loss. Therefore, GnRHa may be useful pre-operatively both to reduce fibroid and uterine volume and control bleeding...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women: endometrial hyperplasia and irregular bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
    ..The addition of progestogen reduces this risk but may cause unacceptable symptoms, bleeding and spotting which can affect adherence to therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors reduce prostaglandin levels which are elevated in women with excessive menstrual bleeding and also may have a beneficial effect on dysmenorrhoea...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cyclical progestogens for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2000
    ..This review assesses the effectiveness of 2 different regimens of oral progestogens in reducing ovulatory HMB...
  17. doi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy for cognitive function in postmenopausal women
    A Lethaby
    University of Auckland, O and G FMHS, Grafton Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A Lethaby
    University of Auckland, O and G FMHS, Grafton Rd, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1142
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2007
    ..Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce prostaglandin levels which are elevated in women with excessive menstrual bleeding and also may have a beneficial effect on dysmenorrhoea...
  19. ncbi request reprint Progesterone or progestogen-releasing intrauterine systems for heavy menstrual bleeding
    A E Lethaby
    University of Auckland, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Insertion, however, may be regarded as invasive by some women, which affects its acceptability as a treatment. Frequent intermenstrual bleeding and spotting is also likely during the first few months...
  20. doi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for heavy menstrual bleeding
    Anne Lethaby
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
    ..Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce prostaglandin levels, which are elevated in women with excessive menstrual bleeding and also may have a beneficial effect on dysmenorrhoea...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endometrial destruction techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding: a Cochrane review
    A Lethaby
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, 2nd Floor, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Hum Reprod 17:2795-806. 2002
    ..Cochrane reviews are regularly updated as new evidence emerges and in response to comments and criticisms, and The Cochrane Library should be consulted for the most recent version of the review...
  22. ncbi request reprint High dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation versus conventional chemotherapy for women with metastatic breast cancer
    C Farquhar
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Women s Hospital, Private Bag 92019, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 1003
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..There is a hypothesis that high dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow or peripheral stem cell transplantation (autograft) may improve survival for women with metastatic breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to hysterectomy for benign gynaecological disease
    N Johnson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, PO Box 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1003
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint High dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation versus conventional chemotherapy for women with metastatic breast cancer
    C Farquhar
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility, National Womens Hospital, Claude Rd, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2003
    ..There is a hypothesis that high dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation (autograft) may improve survival for women with metastatic breast cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial comparing the levonorgestrel intrauterine system and thermal balloon ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding
    R A Busfield
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Women s Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BJOG 113:257-63. 2006
    ..To compare the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) (Mirena); Schering Co., Turku, Finland) and thermal balloon ablation (Thermachoice; Gynecare Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA) for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding...
  26. ncbi request reprint High dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation versus conventional chemotherapy for women with early poor prognosis breast cancer
    C Farquhar
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility, National Womens Hospital, Claude Rd, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2003
    ..There is a hypothesis that high dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplant (autograft) may improve survival rates by permitting higher doses of adjuvant chemotherapy to be given...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long term hormone therapy for perimenopausal and postmenopausal women
    C M Farquhar
    University of Auckland, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, PO Box 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1003
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..It has also been used for the management and prevention of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and dementia in older women but the evidence supporting its use for these indications is largely observational...
  28. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to hysterectomy for benign gynaecological disease
    N Johnson
    University of Auckland, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, PO Box 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1003
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Surgery versus medical therapy for heavy menstrual bleeding
    J Marjoribanks
    Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, PO Box 92019, Auckland, New Zealand, 1003
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..Medical treatment options include oral medication and a hormone-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS). Surgical options include conservative surgery (uterine resection or ablation) and hysterectomy...
  30. ncbi request reprint High dose chemotherapy and autologous bone marrow or stem cell transplantation versus conventional chemotherapy for women with early poor prognosis breast cancer
    C Farquhar
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Women s Hospital, Private Bag 92019, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 1003
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Autologous transplantation of bone marrow or peripheral stem cells (in which the patient is both donor and recipient) has been considered a promising technique because it allows much higher doses of chemotherapy to be used...
  31. ncbi request reprint Surgery versus medical therapy for heavy menstrual bleeding
    J Marjoribanks
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, National Women s Hospital, Claude Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2003
    ..Medical treatment options include oral medications and a hormone-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS). Surgical options include conservative surgery (uterine resection or ablation) and hysterectomy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of levonorgestrel intrauterine system and thermal balloon ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding
    P M Brown
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    BJOG 113:797-803. 2006
    ..Turku, Finland) and thermal balloon ablation (Thermachoicetrade mark; Gynecare Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA) for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding...