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By Alfredo Levy Medico ginecólogo obstetra especialista en infertilidad y endometriosis cirugia mínima invasiva!
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28349513/endometriosis-education-in-schools-a-new-zealand-model-examining-the-impact-of-an-education-program-in-schools-on-early-recognition-of-symptoms-suggesting-endometriosis
#1
Deborah Bush, Emily Brick, Michael C East, Neil Johnson
BACKGROUND: Menstrual morbidity plays a significant role in adolescent females' lives. There are no studies to date reporting such data from menstrual health education programs in schools. AIMS: The aim of our study was to report results from an audit of a menstrual health and endometriosis education program in secondary schools and observe age patterns of young women presenting for menstrual morbidity care. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Audit data from education in secondary schools and audit data of patients from an Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Coaching clinic operating in a private endometriosis specialised centre are reported...
March 28, 2017: Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28355687/-clinical-analysis-of-pelvic-abscess-with-endometriosis
#2
Y T Liu, H H Shi, X Yu, S Wang, Q B Fan, H Y Liu
Objective: To investigate the clinical features, diagnosis and treatments of pelvic abscess with endometriosis. Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed on 129 cases of pelvic abscess in Peking Union Medical College Hospital from January 2000 to January 2016. Among them, 34 women with endometriosis were divided into the study group and the others were in the control group. The clinical characteristics, therapeutic regimens and outcomes were compared. Results: (1) General conditions: there were no statistic differences between the two groups in age, WBC, serum CA(125), intrauterine device in use, pelvic inflammatory disease history; while incidence rates of dysmenorrhea (65%, 22/34) and infertility (21%, 7/34) in the study group were higher than those in the control group (all P<0...
March 25, 2017: Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28359109/biomarkers-of-pelvic-endometriosis
#3
Fernando Marcos Dos Reis, Cecília de Souza Monteiro, Márcia Mendonça Carneiro
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2017: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28366418/spontaneous-fertility-after-expectant-or-surgical-management-of-rectovaginal-endometriosis-in-women-with-or-without-ovarian-endometrioma-a-retrospective-analysis
#4
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Umberto Leone Roberti Maggiore, Carolina Scala, Emanuela Tafi, Annalisa Racca, Ennio Biscaldi, Valerio Gaetano Vellone, Pier Luigi Venturini, Simone Ferrero
OBJECTIVE: To investigate spontaneous pregnancy rate (SPRs) of women with rectovaginal endometriosis (RV) with/without ovarian endometrioma (OMA) and treated with the use of expectant or surgical management. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: University hospital. PATIENT(S): The study included patients with RV with or without OMA who tried to conceive spontaneously for 1 year either without undergoing surgery (group E; n = 284) or after surgery (group S; n = 221)...
April 2017: Fertility and Sterility
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28374101/major-and-minor-complications-after-anterior-rectal-resection-for-deeply-infiltrating-endometriosis
#5
Stefan P Renner, Hermann Kessler, Nalan Topal, Kim Proske, Werner Adler, Stefanie Burghaus, Werner Haupt, Matthias W Beckmann, Johannes Lermann
PURPOSE: The aim of the present study was to analyze major and minor complications-including long-term impairment of intestinal, bladder, and sexual function-following surgery for deeply infiltrating endometriosis using anterior rectal resection. METHODS: Patients who had undergone anterior rectal resection due to endometriosis between 2001 and 2011 were included (n = 113). Clinical and surgical data, as well as minor and major complications, were recorded. A questionnaire was sent to the patients and also to a healthy control group (n = 100)...
April 3, 2017: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28378698/-a-woman-with-severe-abdominal-pain-and-endometriosis-in-the-past
#6
T C Schuurs, E M Vandewalle, C Dickhoff
A 44-year-old woman came to the emergency department with severe pain in the right upper abdomen. Her medical history mentioned a low anterior resection 8 years ago because of severe endometriosis. The CT scan showed a ruptured right hemidiaphragm with herniation of the small intestine.
2017: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28381078/sexual-pain-in-women-quality-of-sex-life-and-marital-relations
#7
Anna Ghizzani, Cinzia Orlandini, Maria G Bernardi, Gabriele Cevenini, Stefano Luisi
Common gynecological and dermatological conditions resulting in sexual pain are seen often in gynecological practice and are easily diagnosed with visual observation and laboratory tests. The lower genital tract diseases we are referring to are: vaginitis, vaginoses, dermatoses, hypoestrogenism and endometriosis. All of them affect the vaginal mucosa with diverse mechanisms, their effects lasting for only few days or many months. Furthermore, they change the women's sense of well being sometimes significantly and for a long period...
April 4, 2017: Minerva Ginecologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28381079/complications-of-colorectal-resection-for-endometriosis-review
#8
Jerome Bouaziz, David Soriano
Based on a review of the current literature, we will discuss early and late (more than 3 months postoperative) complications associated with surgery for colorectal endometriosis resection. The most common surgical complications are: rectovaginal fistulae, anastomotic leakages and abscesses. Post-operative bleeding occurs rarely but has also been reported; and usually requires blood transfusion without surgical interventions. The selection of patients for surgery requires a multidisciplinary approach and complete preoperative imaging work-up by an experienced physician...
April 4, 2017: Minerva Ginecologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28381080/bladder-endometriosis-a-summary-of-current-evidence
#9
Carlo Saccardi, Amerigo Vitagliano, Pietro Litta
Bladder endometriosis is a specific form of endometriosis characterized by the presence of endometrial glands and stroma in the detrusor muscle. Such disease may involve different sites of the bladder, most frequently the base and the dome, with various grade of infiltration. Bladder nodules typically coexists with other localizations of deep pelvic endometriosis, resulting in a wide variety of abdominal and urinary symptoms that may be overlooked by clinicians. In spite of advances in understanding the genetic and molecular development of endometriosis, the clinical approach to bladder lesions is very challenging and may require the use of different diagnostic tools in order to set up a comprehensive diagnostic workup and direct towards the most appropriate treatment...
April 4, 2017: Minerva Ginecologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28382414/correlation-of-polypeptide-n-acetylgalactosamine-transferases-3-and-6-to-different-stages-of-endometriosis
#10
Xiaomin Xu, Xiangwei Fei, Junyan Ma, Yang Qu, Caiyun Zhou, Kaihong Xu, Jun Lin
PURPOSE: To investigate the expression patterns of N-acetyl galactosamine transferases (GalNAc-Ts)-3 and GalNAc-T6 in clinicopathologically characterized endometriosis (EMS), and to explore their clinical significance. METHODS: Ectopic and eutopic endometrial tissue samples were obtained and confirmed with CD-10 immunohistochemistry in patients with EMS (n = 12), whereas normal control endometrium was obtained from patients with uterine septum (n = 12). The mRNA and protein levels of GalNAc-T3 and GalNAc-T6 were detected in these samples using quantitative real-time PCR, immunohistochemistry, and western blotting...
April 5, 2017: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28382901/uterus-like-masses-in-a-rhesus-macaque-macaca-mulatta
#11
Mary F Dickerson, Lauren D Martin, Anne D Lewis
Endometriosis is a relatively common condition in women and some populations of adult female rhesus macaques. However,endometriosis with extensive smooth muscle proliferation, as occurs in endomyometrioma and uterus-like mass (ULM), is rare inwomen. This report describes a case of endometriosis with extensive smooth muscle metaplasia resembling multiple ULM in a20-y-old female rhesus macaque. During a protocol-related procedure, a large, smooth, globoid, freely moveable mass was palpated in the midabdomen. Ultrasonography revealed a cystic structure from which dark brown fluid was aspirated...
April 5, 2017: Comparative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28383700/measuring-health-related-quality-of-life-in-women-with-endometriosis-comparing-the-clinimetric-properties-of-the-endometriosis-health-profile-5-ehp-5-and-the-euroqol-5d-eq-5d
#12
G Aubry, P Panel, G Thiollier, C Huchon, A Fauconnier
STUDY QUESTION: Which of the Endometriosis Health Profile-5 (EHP-5) and the EuroQol-5D (EQ-5D) is the most efficient to assess quality of life in women suffering from endometriosis? SUMMARY ANSWER: Although EHP-5 and EQ-5D instruments had an excellent responsiveness, EHP-5 has a better discriminative ability than EQ-5 to measure health-related quality of life (HrQoL). WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY: Proper measurement of HrQoL is important in endometriosis...
June 1, 2017: Human Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28383711/synergistic-effect-of-regulatory-t-cells-and-proinflammatory-cytokines-in-angiogenesis-in-the-endometriotic-milieu
#13
Xiao-Qiu Wang, Wen-Jie Zhou, Xue-Zhen Luo, Yu Tao, Da-Jin Li
STUDY QUESTION: Do regulatory T cells (Tregs) contribute to angiogenesis in endometriosis? SUMMARY ANSWER: High levels of CCL17 and CCL22 cause the recruitment of Tregs, upregulate the immunosuppression of Tregs and, in turn, may promote angiogenesis in endometrial cells in synergy with proinflammatory cytokines. WHAT IS ALREADY KNOWN: The peritoneal fluid of patients with endometriosis has a higher percentage of Tregs than that of normal individuals; however, the regulatory role of Tregs in the disease remains unclear...
June 1, 2017: Human Reproduction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28384540/efficacy-and-acceptability-of-long-term-norethindrone-acetate-for-the-treatment-of-rectovaginal-endometriosis
#14
Matteo Morotti, Pier Luigi Venturini, Ennio Biscaldi, Annalisa Racca, Luana Calanni, Valerio Gaetano Vellone, Cesare Stabilini, Simone Ferrero
OBJECTIVE: To study the efficacy of long-term treatment with norethindrone acetate (NETA) in patients with rectovaginal endometriosis. STUDY DESIGN: This retrospective cohort study included 103 women with pain symptoms caused by rectovaginal endometriosis. Patients received NETA alone (2.5mg/day up to 5mg/day) for 5 years. Primary outcome was the degree of satisfaction with treatment after 5 years of progestin therapy. Secondary outcomes were the assessment of any variation in pain symptoms and the volumetric assessment of the disease by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
March 27, 2017: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26289107/the-involvement-of-osteopontin-and-matrix-metalloproteinase-9-in-the-migration-of-endometrial-epithelial-cells-in-patients-with-endometriosis
#15
Mei Yang, Chunfan Jiang, Hua Chen, Yan Nian, Zhimiao Bai, Chunfang Ha
BACKGROUND: Endometriosis, which shares certain characteristics with cancers, may cause abnormal expression of proteins involved in cell migration. Endometrial epithelial cells (EECs) are believed to play an important role in endometriotic migration. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the expression of osteopontin (OPN) and matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) in endometriotic migration. METHODS: We performed primary culture of EECs and investigated the expression of OPN and MMP-9 in EECs regulated by 17beta-estradiol (E2)...
August 20, 2015: Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology: RB&E
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26289914/reactivity-of-ca19-9-and-ca125-in-histological-subtypes-of-epithelial-ovarian-tumors-and-ovarian-endometriosis
#16
Naohisa Nakagawa, Hiromi Koda, Noriko Nitta, Yukie Nakahara, Jiro Uno, Toru Hashimoto, Takashi Nakahori, Masaaki Hasegawa, Mikio Kataoka
Previous reports have shown that some ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinomas and ovarian clear cell adenocarcinomas derive from ovarian endometriosis (OE), and that endocervical-like mucinous borderline ovarian tumors are associated with OE. We examined the relationship between the staging and histological subtypes of OE or epithelial ovarian tumors (EOT) and the serum levels of carbohydrate antigen 19-9 (CA19-9) and carbohydrate antigen 125 (CA125) to evaluate the potential of these markers for preoperative diagnosis...
2015: Acta Medica Okayama
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26115056/effects-of-low-dose-oral-contraceptive-pill-containing-drospirenone-ethinylestradiol-in-patients-with-endometrioma
#17
MULTICENTER STUDY
Fuminori Taniguchi, Akiko Enatsu, Ikuko Ota, Toshiko Toda, Kazuya Arata, Tasuku Harada
OBJECTIVES: Low dose oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) that contain synthetic estrogen and progestin are often used to relieve chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis. We sought to evaluate the efficacy of drospirenone/ethinylestradiol (DRSP/EE) with low-dose estrogen in treating endometrioma. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective clinical study in six hospitals and one clinic in Japan was conducted. Forty-nine 23- to 45-year-old patients who suffered from endometriosis-associated dysmenorrhea were included in the study...
August 2015: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25970955/pregnancy-and-recurrence-rates-in-infertile-patients-operated-for-ovarian-endometriosis
#18
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Monica Holicov Luţuc, D Nemescu, Alina Onofriescu, Mihaela Târnovanu, Mihaela Moscalu, M Onofriescu
AIM: The study deals with the preoperative ultrasound diagnosis of ovarian endometriosis, postoperative ultrasound reassessment, laparoscopic surgical resolution of ovarian endometriosis, estimation of recurrence risk 12 months after surgery by ultrasound, reappearance of clinical symptoms (such as pain) or second-look laparoscopy, and pregnancy rate 2 years after surgery. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 140 patients with en- dometriosis and infertility admitted to the Iasi "Cuza-Vodă" Clinical Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology between the years 2009-2011 were included in the study...
January 2015: Revista Medico-chirurgicală̆ a Societă̆ţ̜ii de Medici ş̧i Naturaliş̧ti Din Iaş̧i
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25967705/analysis-of-laparoscopy-on-endometriosis-patients-with-high-expression-of-ca125
#19
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Y-Q Ruan, W-G Liang, S-H Huang
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical effect of laparoscopy on patients with endometriosis and a high expression of CA125. PATIENTS AND METHODS: One hundred cases of endometriosis treated in our hospital from May 2012 to August 2014 were selected as research subjects, after approval from the hospital and the informed consent of patients. The subjects were randomly divided into a control group and a study group with 50 cases in each group. The control group underwent the traditional surgery, while the research group underwent laparoscopy...
April 2015: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25287566/relating-historical-variables-at-first-presentation-with-operative-findings-at-laparoscopy-for-endometriosis
#20
Uche Menakaya, Chuan Lu, Fernando Infante, Alan Lam, George Condous
OBJECTIVES: To determine the correlation between historical variables at presentation with the phenotype and location of biopsy proven endometriosis at laparoscopy. METHODS: Prospective observational study. Consecutive women had laparoscopic surgery following clinical suspicion of endometriosis. Standardised history and clinical examination were taken, and the presenting complaints were evaluated within four subsets of women: (i) primary laparoscopy for endometriosis (ii) previous laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis (iii) biopsy positive for endometriosis and (iv) all biopsies negative for endometriosis...
October 2014: Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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