29,623 results match your criteria Endometriosis

Recommendations for Postoperative Surveillance of Pediatric Benign Ovarian Neoplasms.

J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH. Electronic address:

Study Objective: Assess postoperative management of pediatric patients with benign ovarian neoplasms to develop recommendations for postoperative care.

Design: A retrospective cohort study.

Setting: Eight pediatric hospitals in the Midwest. Read More

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Molecular Analysis of an Abdominal Wall Cesarean Section Endometrioid Carcinoma.

Int J Surg Pathol 2021 May 14:10668969211018262. Epub 2021 May 14.

University Hospital of Saint-Etienne, France.

Malignant transformation of endometriosis is rare, and most cases concern the ovaries, while extraovarian cases are mostly found in the rectovaginal septum. Incisional adenocarcinoma is extremely rare, with only few cases reported in the literature, while their molecular profile remains unknown. Thus, we report on an abdominal wall cesarean section scar endometrioid adenocarcinoma studied by next-generation sequencing and microsatellite instability analysis. Read More

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hsa-miR-199a-3p Inhibits Motility, Invasiveness, and Contractility of Ovarian Endometriotic Stromal Cells.

Reprod Sci 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Idaigaoka 1-1, Hasama-machi, Yufu-shi, Oita, 879-5593, Japan.

It is suggested that aberrantly expressed microRNAs are involved in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Our previous study demonstrated that expression of the microRNA hsa-miR-199a-3p is attenuated in human endometriotic cyst stromal cells (ECSCs). The current study aimed to define the roles of hsa-miR-199a-3p in the development of endometriosis. Read More

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Frequent DYSF rare variants/mutations in 152 Han Chinese samples with ovarian endometriosis.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Key Laboratory of Women's Reproductive Health of Jiangxi Province, Department of Gynecology, Jiangxi Provincial Maternal and Child Health Hospital, No 318 Bayi Avenue, Nanchang, 330006, Jiangxi, People's Republic of China.

Purpose: Endometriosis is a common chronic gynecological disease greatly affecting women health. Prior studies have implicated that dysferlin (DYSF) aberration might be involved in the pathogenesis of ovarian endometriosis. In the present study, we explore the potential presence of DYSF mutations in a total of 152 Han Chinese samples with ovarian endometriosis. Read More

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BAG2-Mediated Inhibition of CHIP Expression and Overexpression of MDM2 Contribute to the Initiation of Endometriosis by Modulating Estrogen Receptor Status.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2020 27;8:554190. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Institute of Hematology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent gynecological disease primarily affecting women of childbearing age, which gives rise to pelvic pain calling for multiple operations, and sometimes leading to infertility. However, the etiology of endometriosis remains poorly understood. In this study we investigated the roles of two Ubiquitin E3 Ligases, namely hsc70-interacting protein (CHIP) and mouse double minute 2 (MDM2), in the abnormal estrogenic activity in endometriosis. Read More

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The Formidable yet Unresolved Interplay between Endometriosis and Obesity.

ScientificWorldJournal 2021 20;2021:6653677. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Surgeon, 4th Department of Surgery, Evaggelismos General Hospital of Athens, Ipsilantou 45, Athens 106 76, Greece.

Obesity and endometriosis are two very common entities, yet there is uncertainty on their exact relationship. Observational studies have repeatedly shown an inverse correlation between endometriosis and a low body mass index (BMI). However, obesity does not protect against endometriosis and on the contrary an increased BMI may lead to more severe forms of the disease. Read More

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Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in women with endometriosis.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2021 May 4;262:7-12. Epub 2021 May 4.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany; Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany.

Objective: This study aimed to provide an overview of the extent to which women with endometriosis are informed about, interested in, and make use of CAM, and to evaluate which of the methods are most often applied.

Study Design: A retrospective, two-center cohort study was conducted using a validated questionnaire among women with laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis at two urban teaching hospitals, certified as endometriosis centres.

Results: A total of 592 patients were included in the study and received the questionnaire; 114 (19. Read More

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Prevalence of endometriosis and peritoneal pockets in women with infertility and/or pelvic pain.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee Health Science Centre, Memphis Tennessee, USA; Institutional Review Board, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of endometriosis and peritoneal pockets and to analyze whether these pockets are associated with pain.

Methods: Analysis of prospectively registered data of all women undergoing laparoscopy for infertility or pelvic pain between 1988 and 2011 at KU Leuven University Hospital.

Results: Of 4497 women, 191 had 238 pockets, with a prevalence of 4. Read More

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J Minim Invasive Gynecol 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Gynaecology Department. Institute Clinic of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Hospital Clinic. Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Institut d`Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Spain.

Study Objective: We performed a long-term follow-up to quantify the impairment of sexual quality of life (SQL) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in sexually active women following laparoscopic excision of deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE).

Design: Prospective case-control study.

Setting: Hospital Clinic of Barcelona. Read More

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Impact of a Persistent Pelvic Pain Clinic: Emergency attendances following multidisciplinary management of persistent pelvic pain.

Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Persistent pelvic pain (PPP) is an important cause of psychological distress and productivity loss in women. In 2017, a multidisciplinary clinic was established to care for Queensland women with PPP. By analysing clinic and emergency department data, we found 19% fewer patients required any presentation to the emergency department for exacerbations of pelvic pain (P = 0. Read More

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Corrigendum. ICSI does not improve reproductive outcomes in autologous ovarian response cycles with non-male factor subfertility.

Hum Reprod 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary's Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London W2 1NY, UK.

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Improving the diagnostic recognition of thoracic endometriosis: Spotlight on a new histo-morphological indicator.

PLoS One 2021 13;16(5):e0251385. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Anatomic Pathology and Forensic Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.

The diagnosis of thoracic endometriosis (TE) is challenging, hence resulting in under-diagnosis as well as long delays before arriving at a correct definitive diagnosis. Our aim is to review the histopathological findings in TE, summarise the diagnostic features, identify any major histo-morphological indicator(s) hitherto unrecognised as such, suggest diagnostic criteria; all with the aim of improving the diagnostic capacity and reducing observer error even where the clinical suspicion is low. A case-control study in which a search in the pathology archives of a referral hospital over a 10-year period was conducted. Read More

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Laparoscopic surgical treatment for hydrocele of canal of Nuck: A case report and literature review.

Surg Case Rep 2021 May 13;7(1):121. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Surgery, Sapporo Higashi Tokushukai Hospital, 3-1, N-33, E-14, Higahi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 0650033, Japan.

Background: Hydrocele of canal of Nuck (HCN) is a rare disease in adult female. The diagnosis and treatment of HCN is still a challenge for surgeons.

Case Presentation: A 56-year-old female presented with recent onset of occasional pain during exercise and an asymptomatic left groin swelling. Read More

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Endometrial epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) by menstruation-related inflammatory factors during hypoxia.

Mol Hum Reprod 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Endocrine Pharmacology, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo, 192-0392, Japan.

Endometriosis is characterised by inflammation and fibrotic changes. Our previous study using a mouse model showed that proinflammatory factors present in peritoneal hemorrhage exacerbated inflammation in endometriosis-like grafts, at least in part through the activation of prostaglandin (PG) E2 receptor and protease-activated receptor (PAR). In addition, hypoxia is a well-known inducer of fibrosis that may be associated with epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). Read More

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Dyspareunia in Women.

Am Fam Physician 2021 May;103(10):597-604

AdventHealth Orlando Family Medicine Residency Program, Orlando, FL, USA.

Dyspareunia is recurrent or persistent pain with sexual intercourse that causes distress. It affects approximately 10% to 20% of U.S. Read More

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Divided We Stand: The Collaborative Work of Patients and Providers in an Enigmatic Chronic Disease.

Proc ACM Hum Comput Interact 2021 Jan;4(CSCW3)

Columbia University, Department of Biomedical Informatics.

In chronic conditions, patients and providers need support in understanding and managing illness over time. Focusing on endometriosis, an enigmatic chronic condition, we conducted interviews with specialists and focus groups with patients to elicit their work in care specifically pertaining to dealing with an enigmatic disease, both independently and in partnership, and how technology could support these efforts. We found that the work to care for the illness, including reflecting on the illness experience and planning for care, is significantly compounded by the complex nature of the disease: enigmatic condition means uncertainty and frustration in care and management; the multi-factorial and systemic features of endometriosis without any guidance to interpret them overwhelm patients and providers; the different temporal resolutions of this chronic condition confuse both patients and provides; and patients and providers negotiate medical knowledge and expertise in an attempt to align their perspectives. Read More

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January 2021

Effect of combined contraceptive pill on immune cell of ovarian endometriotic tissue.

J Ovarian Res 2021 May 12;14(1):66. Epub 2021 May 12.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, 10400, Bangkok, Thailand.

Background: Dysregulation of immune response is associated with development of endometriosis. The study aim was to evaluate effect of combined oral contraceptive pills (COCs) consisting of ethinyl estradiol (EE) and desogestrel on the expression of macrophage, natural killer cells, and regulatory T cells of ovarian endometriotic cysts.

Methods: Endometriotic cyst wall tissues were collected from women with endometriosis who were treated (n = 22) with COCs (one table per day of EE 0. Read More

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Infertility management according to the Endometriosis Fertility Index in patients operated for endometriosis: What is the optimal time frame?

PLoS One 2021 12;16(5):e0251372. Epub 2021 May 12.

Research Unit EA7285, Risk and Safety in Clinical Medicine for Women and Perinatal Health, Versailles St-Quentin University, Montigny-le-Bretonneux, Versailles, France.

Introduction: The Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI) is a validated score for predicting the postoperative spontaneous pregnancy rate in patients undergoing endometriosis surgery. However, the practical use of the EFI to advise patients about postoperative fertility management is unclear.

Materials And Methods: All patients participating in the ENDOQUAL study-a prospective observational bi-center cohort study conducted between 01/2012 and 06/2018-who underwent surgery for infertility were asked to complete a questionnaire collecting time and mode of conception. Read More

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Endometriosis and pelvic pain.

Minerva Obstet Gynecol 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Maternal and Child Health and Urological Sciences, Sapienza, University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy -

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Surgical management of endometriosis-associated pain.

Minerva Obstet Gynecol 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Latifa Hospital, Dubai, Unated Arab Emirates.

Endometriosis and pelvic pain are associated. However, only half of the subtle and typical, and not all cystic and deep lesions are painful. The mechanism of the pain is explained by cyclical trauma and repair, an inflammatory reaction, activation of nociceptors up to 2. Read More

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Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm in pregnant women with previous pelvic endometriosis.

Minerva Obstet Gynecol 2021 May 12. Epub 2021 May 12.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Second Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital Motol, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm (UAP) is a rare complication during pregnancy that can cause serious consequences in both the pregnant woman and the fetus. Herein, we have described the cases of two pregnant women with UAP. Both patients had a history of laparoscopy for management of endometrioid ovarian cysts. Read More

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Catamenial haemoptysis in females with cystic fibrosis: a case series with review of management strategies.

Respirol Case Rep 2021 Jun 7;9(6):e00755. Epub 2021 May 7.

Department of Internal Medicine University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas TX USA.

Catamenial haemoptysis, the expectoration of blood during menses, has not been extensively reported in the cystic fibrosis (CF) literature. We describe four cases (age range: 25-34 years) of catamenial haemoptysis across four CF centres in the United States. These cases may represent thoracic endometriosis versus hormonal fluctuations in airway inflammation or infection resulting in bronchial artery bleeding. Read More

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Low-dose aspirin can downregulate progesterone resistance and increase the expression of LIF in endometriosis during the implantation window.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2021 May 11:1-5. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Shandong Provincial Hospital, Cheeloo College of Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, People's Republic of China.

Aim: Study the effect of low-dose aspirin on the endometrial receptivity in endometriosis rat models.

Materials And Methods: This study is to explore the expressions of progesterone receptor and LIF among three groups of endometriosis rat models: control group ( = 12), EMs group ( = 15), and aspirin group ( = 17). The expressions of progesterone receptor (PR), PRA, PRB, and leukemia inhibitory factor receptor (LIFR) in eutopic endometrium were determined using immunohistochemistry technology, western blot, and qRT-PCR. Read More

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Selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) for endometriosis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2021 May 11;5:CD011169. Epub 2021 May 11.

Isala Hospitals Zwolle, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Background: Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. This chronic and recurring condition occurs in women of reproductive age. It is a common cause of pain or infertility and can cause non-specific symptoms such as lower back pain, dyspareunia (pain during or after intercourse), and dysmenorrhoea (menstrual pain). Read More

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Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunctions in Women with Deep Infiltrative Endometriosis: An Underestimated Association.

Int J Clin Pract 2021 May 11:e14350. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas.

Aims: Deep infiltrative endometriosis (DIE) may cause pelvic pain and thus negatively affect the function of different structures. We hypothesized that women with DIE may have dysfunctions of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and lower limb muscles (LLM).

Methods: This cross-sectional study included 160 women (80 with DIE under hormonal treatment and 80 women without DIE), who were assessed to determine the presence of pelvic symptoms (dysmenorrhea, chronic pelvic pain (CPP), deep/penetration dyspareunia, dysuria, dyschezia, and vulvodynia), PFM function (PERFECT scheme, presence of hypertonia and trigger points, and muscle contraction and relaxation), abdominal muscle pain (Carnett's test), and muscle shortening in LLM (Thomas, Pace, and Ober tests). Read More

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Ectopic decidua of the appendix: a case report.

Surg Case Rep 2021 May 11;7(1):117. Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

Background: Ectopic decidua is the presence of decidual tissue outside the uterus. Ectopic decidua of the appendix is a rare entity that can present with abdominal symptoms mimicking appendicitis. We report a case of a 39-year-old female patient at 27 weeks gestational age with a 2-day history of right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Read More

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Retraction: Ginsenoside Rf alleviates dysmenorrhea and inflammation through the BDNF-TrkB-CREB pathway in a rat model of endometriosis.

Philippa Ross

Food Funct 2021 May 10. Epub 2021 May 10.

Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF, UK.

Retraction of 'Ginsenoside Rf alleviates dysmenorrhea and inflammation through the BDNF-TrkB-CREB pathway in a rat model of endometriosis' by Xuying Qin et al., Food Funct., 2019, 10, 244-249, DOI: 10. Read More

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Risk of miscarriage in women with chronic diseases in Norway: A registry linkage study.

PLoS Med 2021 May 10;18(5):e1003603. Epub 2021 May 10.

Centre for Fertility and Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

Background: Increased risk of miscarriage has been reported for women with specific chronic health conditions. A broader investigation of chronic diseases and miscarriage risk may uncover patterns across categories of illness. The objective of this study was to study the risk of miscarriage according to various preexisting chronic diseases. Read More

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Traditional Chinese medicine prescription Guizhi Fuling Pills in the treatment of endometriosis.

Int J Med Sci 2021 16;18(11):2401-2408. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan 250355, PR China.

Endometriosis (EMs) is recorded as in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) books. Guizhi Fuling Pills (GFPs), a classic prescription for promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, is widely used for women's blood stasis diseases represented by . At present, it has been applied to treat EMs in clinical settings. Read More

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