Endometriosis

Endometriosis and dysmenorrhea in transmasculine adolescents

June 23, 2020

The first study to characterize endometriosis in transmasculine individuals has concluded that evaluation for endometriosis with dysmenorrhea is limited in this unique population

Impact of endometrial thickness and abnormal uterine bleeding on endometrial cancer

June 17, 2020

A prospective observational study has assessed the clinical relevance of endometrial thickness and abnormal uterine bleeding to endometrial cancer risk in a cohort of postmenopausal patients undergoing diagnostic hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy.

Patient handout on adolescent endometriosis

June 16, 2020

The North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology offers a patient handout on endometriosis. Continue reading for more.

Validation of the ultrasound-based endometriosis staging system

June 09, 2020

An external validation multicenter international study, in the hands of expert ultrasound examiners, has concluded that the ultrasound-based endometriosis scoring system (UBESS) is accurate in predicting the level of surgical complexity in the presence of bowel deep endometriosis or obliterated pouch of Douglas.

EFI score a good predictor for achieving non-ART pregnancy

February 18, 2020

Patients with low Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) scores may not have a strong chance of a pregnancy achieved without use of assisted reproductive technology (ART), according to a meta-analysis from BJOG.

Associated ICE location may correlate to rectal endometriosis severity

February 18, 2020

An associated ileocecal endometriosis (ICE) location is a marker of severity in 25% cases of women undergoing complete resection for low rectal endometriosis (LRE), according to a retrospective cohort study in BJOG.

Predictors of complications for laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis

December 04, 2019

Although patient characteristics may not able to predict postoperative complications from laparoscopic treatment, procedural factors appear to be predictive of perioperative complications.

Adverse effects of endometriosis on pregnancy

December 04, 2019

Endometriosis is an independent risk factor for developing placenta previa, according to a case-control study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.

Endometriosis for the generalist

November 19, 2019

For a chronic condition like endometriosis, it is important to develop the physician-patient relationship into a partnership.