October 26th 2022
Researchers from the Feinstein Institute in Manhasset, New York, found single-cell RNA sequencing to be an effective and noninvasive way to screen for and diagnose patients with endometriosis.
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Reversing endometrial hyperplasia with levonorgestrel-intrauterine system: a Cochrane reviewDecember 8th 2020
In the largest meta-analysis study to date, researchers find that a levonorgestrel-intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) used for 3 to 6 months is likely more effective than non‐intrauterine progestogens for reversing endometrial hyperplasia (EH).
Mechanisms of endometriosis painDecember 4th 2020
Inflammation, neurogenic inflammation, neuroangiogenesis, peripheral sensitization and central sensitization all contribute to chronic pain in endometriosis, according to a review in the journal Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience.
Postoperative outcomes after surgery for deep endometriosis of sacral plexusNovember 12th 2020
Laparoscopic management of deep endometriosis involving the sacral roots and the sciatic nerve improves patient symptoms and overall quality of life, according to a retrospective case series.
Factors to consider for fertility surgery with endometriosisNovember 9th 2020
With patient-centered care being the mantra of 21st-century medicine, the decision to proceed with fertility surgery in women with endometriosis should be based on the individual patient, her reproductive expectations, her specific disease pattern, her support, family network, and available health care resources.
Effect on endometriosis recurrence with postoperative hormonal suppressionOctober 14th 2020
“As surgeons, our primary goal is to make patients feel better and we often accomplish this by surgically treating endometriosis,” said co-author Ally Murji, MD, MPH, an associate professor of ob/gyn at the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada.
Impact of endometrial thickness and abnormal uterine bleeding on endometrial cancerJune 17th 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.
Validation of the ultrasound-based endometriosis staging systemJune 9th 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 pregnancyFebruary 18th 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 severityFebruary 18th 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.