Aspiration of endometrial fluid for analysis of cytokines may be an effective, less invasive way to evaluate women with pain or infertility for advanced endometriosis, according to a recent study.
Patients often have pain for years before being diagnosed with urinary tract endometriosis. Medical gynecologist Rosanne Kho, MD, shares best practices in diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
The multiple disease conditions that contribute to abnormal uterine bleeding and pelvic pain remain perplexing and enigmatic for both patients and clinicians. This live webinar series addresses knowledge gaps in endometriosis, adenomyosis and fibroids.
Many factors determine the best fertility or hormonal preservation option for each patient. In this article, fertility specialist Laura Detti, MD, and gynecologic oncologist Robert DeBernardo, MD, discuss their approach to fertility preservation for women facing surgery for endometriosis or gynecologic cancer.
Endometriosis is a rare cause of small bowel obstruction. In this case study, gynecologic surgeon Cara King, MD, MS, describes her patient’s rapid deterioration necessitating emergency multidisciplinary surgery.
Extrapelvic endometriosis is a debilitating condition that may not be as rare as originally thought. Ob/Gyn Rosanne M. Kho discusses the findings of her recent systematic review, including methods of diagnosis and treatment for endometriosis in the abdomen, thoracic region, the vascular, lymphatic and central nervous systems, and more.
CD55 has a role in the pathogensis of endometriosis, a new Cleveland Clinic study suggests. In this article, the researchers explain the potential implications of their findings.
In a video presentation at ASRM 2018, a Cleveland Clinic surgeon demonstrates an ovarian cystectomy and salpingectomy using a helium plasma device.
With the first new endometriosis treatment in over a decade, clinicians are now asking whether elagolix truly represents a novel therapeutic option or is simply more of the same for the millions of women who struggle with this painful disease. Cleveland Clinic experts weigh in.
Sex hormones have a wide variety of effects on the lungs. Dr. Zein’s NHLBI-funded research advances understanding of the mechanisms linking sex and asthma.