Laparoscopic ileocecal resection for bowel endometriosis

  title={Laparoscopic ileocecal resection for bowel endometriosis},
  author={Giacomo Ruffo and Ania Stepniewska and Stefano Crippa and Giacomo Serboli and Claudio Zardini and Martin Steinkasserer and Marcello Ceccaroni and Luca L Minelli and Massimo Falconi},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
Ileocecal endometriosis is a very rare entity, and its diagnosis is usually made during surgery for other endometriosis sites or, rarely, because of direct complications of ileal involvement. This study was designed to analyze perioperative and long-term outcomes after bowel resection for ileocecal endometriosis. All patients who underwent surgery for ileocecal endometriosis between October 2004 and January 2008 were prospectively collected and analyzed. Thirty-one women (median age, 34 (range… CONTINUE READING