Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 concentration in peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis and its modulation of expression in mesothelial cells.

OBJECTIVE To investigate monocyte chemotactic protein-1 concentrations in the peritoneal fluid (PF) of women with or without endometriosis, then assess peritoneal mesothelial cells as a potential source of monocyte chemotactic protein-1. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING University medical center. PATIENT(S) Women with (n = 60) or without (n = 18… CONTINUE READING