Life table analysis of pregnancy rates in women with moderate or severe endometriosis comparing danazol therapy after carbon dioxide laser laparoscopy plus electrocoagulation or laparotomy plus electrocoagulation versus danazol therapy only.

@article{Soong1997LifeTA,
  title={Life table analysis of pregnancy rates in women with moderate or severe endometriosis comparing danazol therapy after carbon dioxide laser laparoscopy plus electrocoagulation or laparotomy plus electrocoagulation versus danazol therapy only.},
  author={Yung Kuei Soong and F-R. Chang and Hsin Chou and M Y Chang and C L Lee and Yen Miao Lai and Shiuh Young Chang},
  journal={The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists},
  year={1997},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          225-30
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the effectiveness, in terms of pregnancy rates, of isotopic 13CO2 laser laparoscopy versus traditional laparoscopy or laparotomy in the treatment of infertile women with moderate or severe endometriosis. DESIGN Prospective 5-year study. SETTING Medical school-affiliated hospital. PATIENTS Three hundred nine infertile women with moderate to severe endometriosis. INTERVENTIONS The patients were treated with one of four options: operative laparoscopy with the… CONTINUE READING