Performance of Circulating Placental Growth Factor as A Screening Marker for Diagnosis of Ovarian Endometriosis: A Pilot Study.

@article{Zucchini2016PerformanceOC,
  title={Performance of Circulating Placental Growth Factor as A Screening Marker for Diagnosis of Ovarian Endometriosis: A Pilot Study.},
  author={Cinzia Zucchini and Paola de Sanctis and Chiara Facchini and Nadine Di Donato and Giulia Montanari and Valentina Bertoldo and Antonio Farina and Alessandra G Curti and Renato Seracchioli},
  journal={International journal of fertility & sterility},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={483-9}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to compare the circulating placental growth factor (PlGF) concentration in women with and without endometrioma to verify the performance of this marker to diagnose the disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this case-control study, thirteen women with histological diagnosis of ovarian endometriosis were compared with women… CONTINUE READING