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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International consensus statement outlines endometriosis careApril 18th 2013
Nearly 70 issues associated with management of endometriosis are outlined in a first-of-its-kind worldwide consensus statement on the disease released by the World Endometriosis Society (WES) Montpellier Consortium, an international group.
AAGL 2012: Endometriosis May Be UnderdiagnosedNovember 13th 2012
A study to determine the prevalence rate of endometriosis in Hispanic women found that endometriosis may be under diagnosed due to failure to biopsy suspected lesions at the time of surgery and failure to accurately dictate and thoroughly describe operative findings in OpNote.
IUD May Effectively Treat Early-Stage Endometrial CancerNovember 12th 2012
An intrauterine device (IUD) is an effective tool in the treatment of early-stage endometrial cancer in certain patients, according to the results of a small study presented at the International Gynecological Cancer Society’s 14th biennial meeting.
AAGL 2012: Poor Pregnancy Outcomes Confirm Need Contraceptive Counseling after Endometrial AblationNovember 9th 2012
The use of NovaSure for endometrial ablation results a variety of poor pregnancy outcomes, according to a study presented by Shannon Smith, MD, at the Global Congress of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
Research Supports Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Early Endometrial CancerOctober 19th 2012
A review comparing laparoscopic hysterectomy versus abdominal hysterectomy for early-stage endometrial cancer has found that rates of overall survival and disease-free survival are similar for the surgical procedures.
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery is Feasible, Safe in GynecologySeptember 26th 2012
A prospective case series analysis has shown that single incision laparoscopic surgery is a technique that is both feasible and safe for the surgical management of a variety of gynecological conditions.
Timing of Endometrial Injury Matters in ARTAugust 15th 2012
In women undergoing assisted reproductive techniques, intentional endometrial injury performed in the month prior to the embryo transfer cycle can increase the likelihood of clinical pregnancy and live birth, according to results of a new study.
Laparoscopy May Be An Alternative To Laparotomy For Endometrial CancerMay 2nd 2012
Laparoscopy has short-term advantages and seemingly equivalent long-term outcomes as compared with laparotomy for endometrial cancer according to a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Endometriosis and Risk of Ovarian Cancer: An updateMay 1st 2012
Emerging information on the link between ovarian cancer and endometriosis gives us an unprecedented opportunity to develop comprehensive screening plans for early detection and prevention of specific types of ovarian cancer.
Endometriosis and Hysterectomy: Does Surgery Type Make a Difference?March 7th 2012
How often do patients develop endometriosis following laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy with uterine morcellation? To better understand the resulting rates of endometriosis via laparoscopic versus transvaginal or abdominal hysterectomies, researchers conducted a single center case-control study.
Bipolar Radiofrequency Endometrial Ablation Outperforms Hydrothermablation for MenorrhagiaFebruary 16th 2012
Bipolar radiofrequency endometrial ablation is more effective than hydrothermablation in the treatment of menorrhagia at five years, according to research published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
New Risks for Women with EndometriosisJanuary 3rd 2012
Endometriosis affects as many as 6% of the general population. While some women with endometriosis remain asymptomatic, many women experience dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, non-cyclical pelvic pain, and subfertility. Now, new research indicates that patients with endometriosis are also more likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease.
The Role of Laparoscopy in Endometriosis: An Evidence Based ViewNovember 10th 2011
In this tutorial, review the pros and cons of laparoscopy for diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis. Do the negatives of laparoscopy – anesthesia, for example – outweigh the ability to make definitive diagnosis based on visualization and treat in the same intervention?
Living with Endometriosis and VulvodyniaOctober 25th 2011
In November of 1996 (at the age of 25) I was diagnosed PCOS, and about 2 weeks later I started having very intense pelvic pain that I thought was due to a pulled muscle. The pain continued for several months, and after an examination and discussion with my family doctor, we believed it was ovarian cysts.