Immune substances in peritoneal fluid for endometriosis diagnosis and armamentarium

There is a pattern of cytokine alterations that can be used to understand endometriosis pathogenesis and device diagnostic or therapeutic tools.


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Characteristics of Ovarian Endometriotic Cysts Could Help Determine Whether Endometrioma Will Reoccur

They found that there were statistically significant differences between patients in whom endometrioma reoccurred and those for whom it did not in terms of age, thickness of fibrosis, and depth of penetration of endometrial tissue into the cyst wall.


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Metabolomic profiling and biochemical evaluation of the follicular fluid of endometriosis patients.

Metabolism products of our body, called metabolites; can be used to derive useful information to identify disease-related markers such as endometriosis, study suggest.


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Genetic Variations May Link Risk of Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer

Identifying genetic risk factors that are common to the two diseases might help scientists better understand the molecular events associated with the development of both diseases, and potentially develop treatments that could treat both diseases.


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Increased Oxidative Stress in Endometriosis may Be Linked to Higher Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Increased oxidative stress might contribute to higher risk of ovarian cancer in women with endometriosis, a new study found.


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Complexity of Urinary Tract Endometriosis: Highlights from a Review

This review paper by Nezhat et al. offers a descriptive yet succinct overview of the recent understanding of the pathogenesis, presentation, diagnosis, and clinical management of urinary tract endometriosis.


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Endometriosis doubles the risk of sexual dysfunction

A statistically significant difference was present in all domains evaluated, including sexual desire, sexual arousal, pain during intercourse, orgasm and/or sexual satisfaction and overall sexual dysfunction.


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Diet & Endometriosis

In a recently published review paper in Ginekologia Polska, Jurkiewicz-Przondziono et al. have summarized their literature findings. Scientific evidence shows that diet and lifestyle may influence inflammation in the body, estrogen activity, menstrual cycle and prostaglandin metabolism. The team listed…


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