The eutopic endometrium in endometriosis: are the changes of clinical significance?

@article{Brosens2012TheEE,
  title={The eutopic endometrium in endometriosis: are the changes of clinical significance?},
  author={Ivo Brosens and Jan Joris Brosens and Giuseppe Benagiano},
  journal={Reproductive biomedicine online},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={496-502}
}
The eutopic endometrium in women suffering from endometriosis is different in many ways from that of healthy controls. Both proliferative and secretory eutopic endometria exhibit changes in endometriosis with heterogeneous responses. In addition, nerve fibres appear in the endometrium and myometrium of these women. The endometrium is a rich source of pro-angiogenic factors and vascular events are often disrupted in endometriosis with an overall increase in angiogenesis. A number of… CONTINUE READING