Effect of ovarian endometriosis on ovulation in rabbits.

  title={Effect of ovarian endometriosis on ovulation in rabbits.},
  author={Carolyn R. Kaplan and Carlton A Eddy and David L. Olive and Robert S. Schenken},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={160 1},
To study the relationship between endometriosis and ovulatory dysfunction, we induced ovarian endometriosis in the rabbit model Adipose tissue was placed in the contralateral ovary as a control. Ovulation was induced with human chorionic gonadotropin, and ovulation points were counted before and after induction of endometriosis. Periovarian adhesions were graded, and ovaries were histologically examined. A significant decrease in the number of ovulation points was observed in ovaries with… CONTINUE READING


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