Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 357-358 DOI: 10.1097/GME.0000000000001044 2017 by The North American Menopause Society LETTERS TO THE EDITOR To the Editor: We read with interest the recently published article by Cruz Simone Ferrero, PhD, et al entitled ‘‘Randomized, double-blind, placebo-con- Academic Unit of Obstetrics and Gynaecology IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino trolled clinical trial for evaluating the efficacy of fractional Genoa, Italy CO laser compared with topical estriol in the treatment of Department of Neurosciences, Rehabilitation vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women’’. Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of fractional CO (DiNOGMI) vaginal laser treatment and compare it with local estrogen University of Genoa therapy, and the combination of both treatments for vulvovaginal Genoa, Italy atrophy (VVA). The regenerative effects of intravaginal frac- tional CO laser on the vaginal epithelium and lamina propria in REFERENCES postmenopausal women with VVA were previously reported. Microablative fractional CO laser has been demonstrated to be 1. Cruz VL, Steiner ML, Pompei LM, et al. Randomized, double-blind, feasible, efficacious, and safe in improving VVA-related symp- placebo-controlled clinical trial for evaluating the efficacy of fractional CO2 laser compared with
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Published: Mar 1, 2018
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