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Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 292, Issue 3, pp 479–480 | Cite as

Reply to: Continuous versus cyclic oral contraceptives for endometriosis: any conclusive evidence?

  • Konstantinos A. Zorbas
  • Konstantinos P. EconomopoulosEmail author
  • Nikos F. Vlahos
Reply

Keywords

Systematic Review Endometriosis Methodological Quality Recent Systematic Review Progestin 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantinos A. Zorbas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Konstantinos P. Economopoulos
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Nikos F. Vlahos
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyGeneral Hospital of VeriaVeriaGreece
  2. 2.Society of Junior DoctorsAthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  4. 4.Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion HospitalUniversity of Athens School of MedicineAthensGreece

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