A pilot study to evaluate the clinical relevance of endometriosis-associated nerve fibers in peritoneal endometriotic lesions.

@article{Mechsner2009APS,
  title={A pilot study to evaluate the clinical relevance of endometriosis-associated nerve fibers in peritoneal endometriotic lesions.},
  author={Sylvia Mechsner and Andrea Kaiser and Andreas Kopf and Christine Gericke and Andreas Ebert and Julia Bartley},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2009},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={1856-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical relevance of endometriosis-associated nerve fibers in the development of endometriosis-associated symptoms. DESIGN Prospective nonrandomized study. SETTING University hospital endometriosis center. PATIENT(S) Fifty-one premenopausal patients underwent surgical laparoscopy because of chronic pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, or for ovarian cysts. Endometriosis was diagnosed in 44 patients. INTERVENTION(S) The preoperative and postoperative pain scores were… CONTINUE READING

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