Histologic analysis of endometriomas: what the surgeon needs to know.

  title={Histologic analysis of endometriomas: what the surgeon needs to know.},
  author={Ludovico Muzii and Antonella Bianchi and Filippo Bellati and Emanuela Cristi and Milena Pernice and Marzio Angelo Zullo and Roberto Angioli and Pierluigi Benedetti Panici},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={87 2},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate by thorough pathologic analysis the histologic features of the endometrioma wall excised at laparoscopy. DESIGN Prospective series of consecutive patients. SETTING Tertiary care, university hospital. PATIENT(S) Fifty-nine patients with ovarian endometriomas. A total of 70 cysts were examined. INTERVENTION(S) Patients underwent operative laparoscopy with the stripping technique for excision of the ovarian endometrioma. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) A thorough histologic… CONTINUE READING

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