Organochlorine exposure and the risk of endometriosis.

@article{Lebel1998OrganochlorineEA,
  title={Organochlorine exposure and the risk of endometriosis.},
  author={Guy L Lebel and Sylvie Dodin and Pierre Ayotte and Sylvie Marcoux and Lilliane A Ferron and E Eric Dewailly},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={
          221-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare mean concentrations of organochlorine in women with a new diagnosis of endometriosis and in controls. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Women attending an institutional clinic of reproductive endocrinology. PATIENT(S) Cases and controls were selected among women who underwent laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain, infertility, or tubal fulguration between January 1994 and December 1994. Eighty-six women with endometriosis and 70 controls, matched for the indication for… CONTINUE READING
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