Early-stage endometriosis: adhesion and growth of human menstrual endometrium in nude mice.

@article{Nisolle2000EarlystageEA,
  title={Early-stage endometriosis: adhesion and growth of human menstrual endometrium in nude mice.},
  author={Michelle Nisolle and Françoise Casanas-Roux and Jacques Donnez},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2000},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={306-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the implantation of menstrual endometrium and the early stages of evolution of endometriotic lesions. DESIGN Experimental prospective study. SETTING An academic research environment. ANIMALS Ten nude mice. INTERVENTION(S) A minilaparotomy was performed to place fresh human menstrual endometrial samples in the peritoneal cavity. Removal of the transplants was performed successively on days 1, 3, and 5 by laparotomy. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Adhesion of endometrial… CONTINUE READING