New developments in the medical treatment of endometriosis.

  title={New developments in the medical treatment of endometriosis.},
  author={Mohamed Ali Bedaiwy and Sukinah Alfaraj and Paul J. Yong and Robert F. Casper},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={107 3},
Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women of reproductive-age. The current treatments are surgical and hormonal but have limitations, including the risk of recurrence, side effects, contraceptive action for women who desire pregnancy, and cost. New treatments include gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues, selective progesterone (or estrogen) receptor modulators, aromatase inhibitors, immunomodulators, and antiangiogenic agents. Further research is needed into central sensitization, local… CONTINUE READING
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