Clinical and quality-of-life outcomes after fertility-sparing laparoscopic surgery with bowel resection for severe endometriosis.

@article{Lyons2006ClinicalAQ,
  title={Clinical and quality-of-life outcomes after fertility-sparing laparoscopic surgery with bowel resection for severe endometriosis.},
  author={Stephen D Lyons and Simon Sun Beng Chew and Angus J. M. Thomson and Meegan B Lenart and Catherine Camaris and Thierry Vancaillie and Jason Abbott},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={436-41}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe the effect of fertility-sparing laparoscopic excision of endometriosis and bowel resection on clinical and quality-of-life outcomes. DESIGN Prospective observational cohort study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING Australian tertiary referral center for the surgical treatment of endometriosis. PATIENTS Seven consecutive patients with known endometriosis involving the bowel. INTERVENTION Laparoscopic resection of all endometriosis, including… CONTINUE READING