Endometriosis

Endometriosis Complications

Endometriosis Complications

Complications of Treatment of Complex Disease Patterns   Despite meticulous dissection by skilled surgeons, the following com­plications may occur when operating and reoperating severe and extensive pelvic endometriosis:   Premature menopause   Ovarian remnant syndrome…


Surgical treatment of endometriosis

Surgical treatment of endometriosis

Disease Patterns   Simple disease pattern: corresponds to stages I and II disease   Normal pelvic architecture serves as a platform for subtle and con­spicuous endometriotic lesions. In our referral center, 75% of cases are…


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Host Responses to Endometriosis

  HYPERTROPHY AND RELAXATION   Uterine and ovarian hypertrophy, leiomyomas Relaxation of round, uterosacral, utero-ovarian ligaments Allow uterus and ovaries to adhere to rectovaginal pouch   SCLEROSIS OF SOLID ORGANS   Uterine sclerosis Ovarian sclerosis:…


Endometriosis and Laparoscopy

Endometriosis and Laparoscopy

 Findings at Laparoscopy ORGANS AT RISK   Common organ involvement corresponds to those organs bathed in pelvic peritoneal fluid.   Bladder Round ligaments Uterus Uterosacral ligaments Broad ligaments Ovaries Fallopian tubes Lateral pelvic peritoneum Rectovaginal…