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Endometriosis and cancer-driver mutationsA genomic analysis of endometriotic lesions shows that a disease associated with almost no risk of malignant transformation may harbor mutations associated with cancer. The findings, published in NEJM, provide a rationale for characterizing all endometriosis subtypes, say the authors.
Elagolix dosage and impact on endometriosisNew research on two different dosages of elagolix show that both doses improved dysmenorrhea and nonmenstrual pelvic pain in women with endometriosis. The findings, published in NEJM, add to data from previous studies of the drug, which showed that it produced partial to nearly full estrogen suppression.
Surgery risky for women with ureteral endometriosis symptomsDyspareunia, urinary functional symptoms, and dysmenorrhea were found in 47% of the women in the study.
Can the robot help heal endometriosis?Researchers in France asked the question in a study using patient questionnaires.
Dienogest for adolescents with endometriosis?One study found advantages and drawbacks.
March: Endometriosis awareness monthIf you're observing it in your practice, you'll want to know about these resources.
Homeopathy for endometriosis pain?Potentized estrogen was found to be effective in a recent study.
Infants also at risk from mothers' endometriosisA large study reaffirms that mothers with endometriosis and their babies face more complications than those without the condition.
Endometriosis shows key features on CTCT imaging may help to distinguish abdominal wall endometriosis (AWE) from other abdominal wall masses.
Endometriosis may be tied to pregnancy complicationsResearchers in Japan have found that endometriosis ups risks of certain complications.