Morphometric study of the stromal vascularization in peritoneal endometriosis.

  title={Morphometric study of the stromal vascularization in peritoneal endometriosis.},
  author={Michelle Nisolle and Françoise Casanas-Roux and Vincent Anaf and Jacques Min{\'e} and Jacques Donnez},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={59 3},
To evaluate the stromal vascularization of different appearances of peritoneal endometriosis, biopsies were taken from peritoneal areas with endometriosis in a series of 135 infertile women and classified as typical (black), red, or white lesions. The number of capillaries per mm2 of stroma, their mean surface area, and the ratio of capillaries/stroma surface area, and the mitotic activity were analyzed in typical, red, and white lesions. Significant differences were found between the different… CONTINUE READING


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