Characteristics of uterine contractility during menses in women with mild to moderate endometriosis.

@article{Bulletti2002CharacteristicsOU,
  title={Characteristics of uterine contractility during menses in women with mild to moderate endometriosis.},
  author={Carlo Bulletti and Dominique de Ziegler and Valeria Polli and Elena Del Ferro and Simone Palini and Carlo Flamigni},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2002},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={1156-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish the role of uterine contractions in retrograde menstruation with subsequent abdominal implantation of endometrial tissue. DESIGN Controlled prospective study. SETTING University hospital-based study. PATIENT(S) Infertile women with (n = 22) and without (n = 22) endometriosis. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Frequency, amplitude, and basal pressure tone of uterine contractions; correlation of contractions with retrograde bleeding and presence of viable endometrial cells… CONTINUE READING