New principles in the management of endometriosis.

  title={New principles in the management of endometriosis.},
  author={Ivo Brosens},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica. Supplement},
  • Ivo Brosens
  • Published 1994 in
    Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica…
The current management of endometriosis includes expectant, medical, surgical and combined therapies and the selection is based on the staging of the disease proposed by the American Fertility Society (AFS). This approach, however, has proven to be inadequate for the selection of medical treatment. Peritoneal endometriosis represents a range of lesions of different activity and stage of evolution. Surgical resection carries a risk of adhesion formation. Two to three months of medical therapy… CONTINUE READING