Prepare for endometriosis excision surgery with a multidisciplinary approach
We can now understand why many patients have multiple pelvic pain–inducing issues compounding their pain secondary to endometriosis and leading to...
Endometriosis: Whole-Body Effects, Treatments and Infertility
Is there still a role for tubal surgery in the modern world of IVF?
Surgery for treating tubal factor infertility is most successful in younger women with distal tubal obstruction, often caused by a hydrosalpinx....
From the Journals
Scientists create ‘vagina on a chip’: What to know
Researchers see the chip as a way to facilitate vaginal health research and open the door to vital new treatments.
Decoding endometriosis: Recent research fosters hope
Diagnostic blood tests and individualized nonhormonal treatments may be on the horizon.
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Diagnosing endometriosis: Is laparoscopy the gold standard?
Endometriosis and infertility – Combining a chronic physical and emotional pain
The delay in promptly identifying endometriosis is further impaired by the lack of specific biomarkers, awareness, and inadequate evaluation.
A hypogastric nerve-focused approach to nerve-sparing endometriosis surgery
My collaborators and I have recently developed an alternative to the laparoscopic neuronavigation approach that uses the hypogastric nerves as...
Spare the nerves in deep infiltrative endometriosis surgery
As the treatment of deep infiltrative endometriosis has become more aggressive and radical, it is certainly feasible to consider nerve-sparing...
From the Journals
Nurses’ cohort study: Endometriosis elevates stroke risk
Cohort study links endometriosis to an increased lifetime stroke risk.
Hope for quicker and more accurate endometriosis diagnosis
Researchers will investigate whether a 20-minute imaging scan with an experimental imaging marker can detect the most common types of...
A saliva test for diagnosing endometriosis?
The respective sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve (AUC) for the diagnostic miRNA signature were 96.7%, 100%, and 98.3%,...