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Educational Programs Important to Raise Endometriosis Awareness

Educational Programs Important to Raise Endometriosis Awareness By Özge Özkaya

An educational program consisting of lectures and group discussions motivated nursing and medical students to seek medical attention so endometriosis can be detected and managed early, reported a new study published in the scientific journal Reproductive Biomedicine Online. However, this…

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Devilish triad: Endometriosis-irritable bowel syndrome and eating disorders

Devilish triad: Endometriosis-irritable bowel syndrome and eating disorders By Bahar Yuksel

Most women with endometriosis report digestive symptoms. But it is not well-defined whether those are related to endometriosis itself or a secondary syndrome may be the cause. Irritable bowel syndrome, eating disorders, and anxiety are very commonly diagnosed diseases among women…

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Postoperative serum markers to predict serum AMH recovery following endometriosis surgery

Postoperative serum markers to predict  serum AMH recovery following endometriosis surgery By Hale Goksever Celik

Women with endometriosis seek treatment including ovarian cystectomy, because of symptoms that reduce their quality of life. Ovarian cystectomy using laparoscopic or robotic devices is the preferred therapy. However, it has been shown in the literature that ovarian reserve is…

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Endometriosis Care Is More Patient-Centered for age older than 35

Endometriosis Care Is More Patient-Centered for age older than 35 By Özge Özkaya

Women younger than age 35 receive endometriosis care in a less patient-centered manner compared to older women, found a new study published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This finding underscores the importance of improving endometriosis care, especially for…

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Web-based resource to improve menstrual health awareness

Web-based resource to improve menstrual health awareness By Selma Oransay

Many women consider "menstrual pain" a normal part of being female, and do not seek medical help but rather use self-management methods such as heat, rest, and analgesics. They are often unsure which self-management strategies are effective or what the…

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Deep lateral parametrial endometriosis nerve-sparing surgery 

Deep lateral parametrial endometriosis nerve-sparing surgery  By Selma Oransay

Dr. Kanno et al. from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Kurashiki medical center, Okayama, Japan recently published a deep lateral parametrial endometriosis case report in the journal named Fertility and Sterility. The aim is to demonstrate the technical and…

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Does endometrioma size have an effect on IVF/ICSI outcomes?

Does endometrioma size have an effect on IVF/ICSI outcomes? By Hale Goksever Celik

Assisted reproductive technologies including IVF/ICSI can be suggested as the therapeutic option in women with endometriosis-associated infertility. In literature, there is a controversy regarding the influence of endometrioma size on IVF/ICSI outcomes. The group led by Drs Chapron and Santoulli…

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Exposure to toxic metals and the risk of endometriosis

Exposure to toxic metals and the risk of endometriosis By Selma Oransay

Mercury, lead, and cadmium are the best-studied heavy metals for several adverse effects on the human reproductive system. Mercury can induce DNA damage, oxidative stress, and mitochondrial dysfunction, and lead exposure is associated with menstrual disorders, preterm birth, and miscarriage.…

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Understanding what we see: endometriosis laparoscopic appearance and microscopic verification

Understanding what we see: endometriosis laparoscopic appearance and microscopic verification By Nasuhi Engin Aydin

Chia-Sui Weng and colleagues from the Mayo Clinic, USA have published their results on laparoscopic appearances and microscopy of endometriotic lesions in “The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology”. Even though the diagnosis of endometriosis has evolved greatly with advanced imaging…

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TSH receptor antibodies show promising results in the diagnostic workup of endometriosis

TSH receptor antibodies show promising results in the diagnostic workup of endometriosis By Nasuhi Engin Aydin

Dr. Svensson with collaborators from the Swedish Lund University has published their results on the possible role of TSH receptor antibodies as biomarkers in endometriosis diagnosis in a recent issue of “European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology”.…

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