Nadja Fritzer

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STUDY QUESTION What is the length of the diagnostic delay for endometriosis in Austria and Germany, and what are the reasons for the delay? SUMMARY ANSWER The diagnostic delay for endometriosis in Austria and Germany is surprisingly long, due to both medical and psychosocial reasons. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY Diagnostic delay of endometriosis is a(More)
STUDY QUESTION How long does it take to be proficient in diagnosing pouch of Douglas (POD) obliteration and deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) of the rectum with transvaginal sonography (TVS)? SUMMARY ANSWER Sonographers familiar with the general use of TVS are expected to be proficient in the diagnosis of endometriosis nodules of the rectum and the(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate interobserver agreement and accuracy of transvaginal sonography (TVS) in diagnosing deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) and endometriomas. METHODS A total of 67 consecutive patients referred to a pelvic pain clinic and scheduled for laparoscopy were enrolled in the study between January 2013 and January 2014. Patients were(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of the current study was to evaluate the prevalence and the impact of sexual dysfunction, sexual distress and interpersonal relationships in patients with endometriosis. STUDY DESIGN A questionnaire-based multicentre cohort study was conducted in eight tertiary referral centres in Austria and Germany. One hundred and twenty-five(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the presence of uterorectal adhesions demonstrated by transvaginal sonography (TVS) could aid as a simple sonographic predictor for deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) of the rectum in patients with symptoms suggestive of endometriosis. METHODS This was a prospective multicenter study of women scheduled for laparoscopy(More)
Dyspareunia, a common symptom of endometriosis, severely affects quality of sex life in affected women. The objective of the present work was to review the effect of surgical resection of endometriosis on pain intensity and quality of sex life. MEDLINE and EMBASE databases were searched for papers investigating the outcome after surgical endometriosis(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the current study was to evaluate the effect of surgical removal of endometriosis on dyspareunia, sexual function, quality of sex life and interpersonal relationships. STUDY DESIGN A questionnaire-based multicentre prospective study was conducted in six tertiary referral centres in Austria and Germany. Ninety-six patients with(More)
The aim of the present work is to give a critical and detailed reflection on the effects of surgical resection of deep infiltrating endometriosis regarding reduction of symptoms, psychological well-being and quality of life. The current evidence strongly supports the effectiveness of radical laparoscopic resection in relieving endometriosis-associated(More)
Dyspareunia, a common symptom of endometriosis and may severely affect quality of sex life in affected patients. The objective of the present work was to review the effect of surgical resection of endometriosis on pain intensity and quality of sex life. MEDLINE and EMBASE databases were searched for papers investigating the outcome after surgical(More)
21 Background: Ulcerated breast carcinomas belong to the group of locally advanced breast cancers. In this study, the authors analyzed the biological presentation of ulcerated breast cancers (ULBC), examined their histo-pathological characteristics, and addressed the question whether T4b carcinomas have more aggressive phenotypes compared to their(More)
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