Endometriosis: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Management

Marta Juarez (Editor)
Luna Tomas (Editor)

Series: Obstetrics and Gynecology Advances, Human Reproductive System – Anatomy, Roles and Disorders
BISAC: MED033000

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This book presents current research in the study of the risk factors, symptoms and management of endometriosis. Topics discussed in this compilation include the association between endometriosis and ovarian cancer; modalities from science in the prevention of endometriosis; immunology as a risk factor and its role in the development of endometriosis; oxidative stress as a risk factor in endometriosis; association of bone morphogenetic protein 6 with endometriosis classification; clinical and surgical management of endometriosis-related infertility; choosing the right surgery for endometriosis and pelvic pain; the use of transvaginal ultrasound in the prediction of Pouch of Douglas Obliteration in women with suspected endometriosis; maintenance therapy after conservative surgery for moderate and severe endometriosis; the phosphoinositide signal transduction pathway in endometriosis; and the genetic factors contributing to endometriosis. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

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Prevention of Endometriosis: Modalities from Science and Clinical Medicine
(Mary Lou Ballweg, Endometriosis Association, International Headquarters, Milwaukee, WI, USA)

Association between Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer: A Review of Epidemiologic, Pathologic, Genetic, and Clinical Data
(Takuhei Yokoyama, Kiyoshi Yoshino, Yutaka Ueda, Takayuki Enomoto, Laboratory for Immune Signal, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Saitoasagi, Ibaraki City, Osaka, Japan, and others)

Risk Factors, Symptoms and Management of Endometriosis: A Systematic Review
(Gökhan Açmaz, Hüseyin Aksoy, Abdullah Boztosun, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kayseri Training and Education Hospital of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey, and others)

Immunology as a Risk Factor and its Role in the Development of Endometriosis
(Tao Zhang, Chi Chiu Wang, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong)

Endometriosis & Cancer
(Daniel Blasioli Dentillo, Juliana Meola, Lisandra Cristina Caetano, Luciana Caricati Veiga-Castelli, Júlio César Rosa e Silva, Rui Alberto Ferriani, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Oxidative Stress as a Risk Factor and its Role in the Development of Endometriosis
(Gene Chi Wai Man, Chi Chiu Wang, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong)

Association of Bone Morphogenetic Protein 6 with Endometriosis Classification
(Athanasios Farfaras, George Pierrakos, John Pateras, Helen Nteka, Hlias Margaris, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, “Helena Venizelou” Hospital, Athens, Greece, and others)

Clinical and Surgical Management of Endometriosis-Related Infertility
(Bruno Ramalho de Carvalho, Taciana Fontes Rolindo, Hitomi Miura Nakagawa, Nicolas Thiago Nunes Cayres, Antônio César Paes Barbosa, Adelino Amaral Silva, GENESIS – Center for Assistance in Human Reproduction, Brasília, DF, Brazil)

Choosing the Right Surgery for Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain
(Paul J. Yong, Innie Chen, Catherine Allaire, Christina Williams, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, and the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

The Use of the Transvaginal Ultrasound in the Prediction of Pouch of Douglas Obliteration in Women with Suspected Endometriosis
(Shannon Reid, Ishwari Casikar, George Condous, Acute Gynaecology, Early Pregnancy and Advanced Endosurgery Unit, Nepean Medical School, Nepean Hospital, University of Sydney, Penrith, NSW, Australia, and others)

Maintenance Therapy after Conservative Surgery for Moderate and Severe Endometriosis
(Alice Wong Yuen Kwan, Department of OBS & GYN, Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong)

The Phosphoinositide Signal Transduction Pathway in Endometriosis: A Potential Prognostic and Therapeutic Tool
(Vincenza Rita Lo Vasco, Department of Sensitive Organs, Policlinico Umberto I, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy)

Molecular Biology of Endometriosis
(Sosuke Adachi, Takayuki Enomoto, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Niigata University Faculty of Medicine, Niigata Japan)
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