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.
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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.
The Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute has made a concerted effort to increase minimally invasive gynecological surgery (MIGS) training, awareness and adoption both for our own staff and colleagues around the world.
Robotic surgery may be sexy, but it’s no better or worse than traditional laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis when performed by an experienced surgeon.
A collection of videos and animations of surgeries using laparoscopic resection on stage IV endometriosis patients highlights how accessing the retroperitoneal space is the best approach to excision of endometriosis.
A small, noncoding regulatory RNA may regulate MIF expression to attempt to curtail ectopic endometriotic lesion establishment and survival.