Bowel endometriosis: colorectal surgeon's perspective in a multidisciplinary surgical team.

@article{Wolthuis2014BowelEC,
  title={Bowel endometriosis: colorectal surgeon's perspective in a multidisciplinary surgical team.},
  author={Albert M. Wolthuis and Christel L Meuleman and C. Tomassetti and Thomas D'hooghe and A de Buck van Overstraeten and Andr{\'e} D'Hoore},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 42},
  pages={15616-23}
}
Endometriosis is a gynecological condition that presents as endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus and induces a chronic inflammatory reaction. Up to 15% of women in their reproductive period are affected by this condition. Deep endometriosis is defined as endometriosis located more than 5 mm beneath the peritoneal surface. This type of endometriosis is mostly found on the uterosacral ligaments, inside the rectovaginal septum or vagina, in the rectosigmoid area, ovarian fossa, pelvic… CONTINUE READING
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