EFA Medical Conference 2017: Welcome Presentation by Dr. Tamer Seckin

EFA Medical Conference 2017: Welcome Presentation by Dr. Tamer Seckin - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

Dr. Tamer Seckin, MD, FACOG begins the 2017 Medical Conference by discussing the foundation, the conference, his personal story, and various endometriosis case studies he has encountered.


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Highlights from the Endometriosis Foundation of America Medical Conference

Highlights from the Endometriosis Foundation of America Medical Conference - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

The conference was followed online by more than 5,000 people


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Biomarkers as a Diagnostic Tool

Biomarkers as a Diagnostic Tool - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

This literature review delves into the benefits and challenges faced with using biomarkers as a tool to effectively diagnose endometriosis.


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Role of immune cells in endometriosis

Role of immune cells in endometriosis - Demet Candaş   Green By Demet Candaş Green

Abnormal activity of natural killer cells might contribute to pathophysiology of endometriosis and its associated infertility.


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Estrogen Receptor-β in Women’s Health

Estrogen Receptor-β in Women’s Health - Yu  Yu By Yu Yu

Multifaceted roles of Estrogen Receptor-β


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Endometriosis May Be Causing Women to Become More Sensitive to Pain

Endometriosis May Be Causing Women to Become More Sensitive to Pain - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

This is the first study that shows a possible relationship between central pain processes and the concentration of cell signaling molecules found in the peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis


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New Scoring System to Identify Bowel Endometriosis Syndrome

New Scoring System to Identify Bowel Endometriosis Syndrome - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

This is the first scoring system based directly on a patient's symptoms


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The Role of Natural Killer Cells in the Development of Endometriosis Unravelled

The Role of Natural Killer Cells in the Development of Endometriosis Unravelled - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

The differential expression of cell surface receptors found on natural killer cells may facilitate the development of endometriosis.


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Superoxide Dismutase and Glutathione Peroxidase as biomarkers for endometriosis

Superoxide Dismutase and Glutathione Peroxidase as biomarkers for endometriosis - Demet Candaş   Green By Demet Candaş Green

A combination of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) may be used as preoperative biomarker for endometriosis


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Endometriosis Does Not Increase Overall Risk of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Endometriosis Does Not Increase Overall Risk of Breast Cancer, Study Finds - Özge  Özkaya By Özge Özkaya

Researchers analyzed data from more than 100,000 women over 24 years.


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A New VAS-based Diagnostic Tool for Interpreting Pain

A New VAS-based Diagnostic Tool for Interpreting Pain  - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

The "minimal important difference" for pain improvement is an incredible diagnostic tool that can be used to determine if future endometriosis research projects are successful in mitigating pain.


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Association between blood inflammatory markers and the risk of endometriosis

Association between blood inflammatory markers and the risk of endometriosis - Yu  Yu By Yu Yu

Positive association between plasma levels of inflammatory markers IL-1β and the risk of endometriosis


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A Two-Wave Molecular Mechanism for Endometriosis Disease Progression

A Two-Wave Molecular Mechanism for Endometriosis Disease Progression - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

The authors of this literature review believe that the development of Endometriosis can be explained by a two part process where bacterial infection is followed by sterile inflammation.


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Migraine and endometriosis?

Migraine and endometriosis? - Murat  Osman By Murat Osman

Co-morbid association between endometriosis and migraine headaches


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Ultrasound-guided High-intensity Focused Ultrasound can Treat Abdominal Wall Endometriosis

Ultrasound-guided High-intensity Focused Ultrasound can Treat Abdominal Wall Endometriosis - Kasthuri   Nair By Kasthuri Nair

Ultrasound-guided High-intensity Focused Ultrasound (USgHIFU) may be a safe method for Abdominal Wall Endometriosis.


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