Improving fertility in peritoneal endometriosis

Improving fertility in peritoneal endometriosis By Selma Oransay

Endometriosis is the most common gynecologic disease that affects 10-15% of women in their reproductive age. The causal relationship between endometriosis and infertility is not clear yet, but adhesions and anatomical distortions due to the progression of the disease are…

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Family history of endometriosis and its characteristics

 Family history of endometriosis and its characteristics By Selma Oransay

Depression and migraine are two familial disorders affected by menstrual cycle and endometriosis patients have an increased likelihood of suffering from these comorbidities. A correlation of endometriosis, migraine and depression has been already reporteed in the literature, however a link for…

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The predictive value of operative findings concerning ovarian reserve

The predictive value of operative findings concerning ovarian reserve By Bahar Yuksel

Having endometrioma is a proven factor that affects the ovarian reserve of patients with endometriosis. Not only its presence but also the surgery applied, and concomitant disease stage might affect the reserve. In this retrospective analysis conducted in Korea by Jisun…

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A comparison of endometriosis Classifications: rASRM, EFI or Enzian?

A comparison of endometriosis Classifications: rASRM, EFI or Enzian? By Selma Oransay

None of the endometriosis classifications provide a clinically valuable system since the very first description of the disease in 1860. One unique terminology to describe the localization and the extension of the disease is needed, which should be the same…

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The new Endometriosis Surgical Complexity Classification: AAGL 2021

The new Endometriosis Surgical Complexity Classification: AAGL 2021 By Selma Oransay

Multiple endometriosis categorizations have been approved in the recent forty years. The American Fertility Society proposed ASRM with a desire to score the impact of the endometriosis in 1996,  which was updated several times later (rASRM), to predict infertility after laparoscopic operations. For…

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Complex Relation Between Body mass index and endometriosis

Complex Relation Between Body mass index and endometriosis By Selma Oransay

This research aimed to find the relationship between BMI and endometriosis especially related to surgical phenotype and lesion location. An observational cohort study was led by  Holdsworth-Carson et al, from Australia. The article was recently published in "RBMO" . Many earlier studies report…

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Infertility in women with endometriosis

Infertility in women with endometriosis By Hale Goksever Celik

Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent gynecological disease mostly encountered in reproductive-aged women. The most common presenting complaints are dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, chronic pelvic pain, and infertility. Despite extensive research, the etiopathogenic mechanism underlying the two has not been fully elucidated. Although human…

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