Effect of human seminal fluid on the growth of endometrial cells of women with endometriosis.

@article{Khan2010EffectOH,
  title={Effect of human seminal fluid on the growth of endometrial cells of women with endometriosis.},
  author={Khaleque N Khan and Michio Kitajima and Koichi Hiraki and Akira Fujishita and Ichiro Sekine and Tadayuki Ishimaru and Hideaki Masuzaki},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={149 2},
  pages={204-9}
}
OBJECTIVES We investigated the effect of human seminal fluid on the growth of endometrial cells derived from women with and without endometriosis. STUDY DESIGN Seminal plasma (SP) was collected from 18 healthy fertile men. Serum, peritoneal fluid (PF) and tissue specimens of eutopic and ectopic endometrium were collected from 45 women with endometriosis and 20 women without endometriosis during laparoscopic surgery. Prostaglandin (PG) E2, hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), and estradiol (E2… CONTINUE READING
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