Functional and phenotypic alterations in peritoneal macrophages from patients with early and advanced endometriosis

@article{RaiterTenenbaum1998FunctionalAP,
  title={Functional and phenotypic alterations in peritoneal macrophages from patients with early and advanced endometriosis},
  author={A. Raiter-Tenenbaum and Rosa In{\'e}s Bara{\~n}ao and Juan Jos{\'e} Etchepareborda and Gabriela Fabiana Meresman and L{\'i}a S. Rumi},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={261},
  pages={147-157}
}
The aim of this study was to elucidate whether peritoneal macrophage (pMO) alterations are a generalized feature in all stages of endometriosis and the effect of hormonal treatment on this leukocyte population. For this purpose we quantified the number of pMO, the expression of HLA-DR antigen (pMO DR+), percentages of pMO that reduced nitro-blue tetrazolium (pMO NBT+), and interleukin-1 (IL-1) and prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) production by pMO from patients with early (stages I/II) and advanced… CONTINUE READING

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