Urinary bisphenol-A concentration in infertile Japanese women and its association with endometriosis: A cross-sectional study.

@article{Itoh2007UrinaryBC,
  title={Urinary bisphenol-A concentration in infertile Japanese women and its association with endometriosis: A cross-sectional study.},
  author={Hiroaki Itoh and Motoki Iwasaki and Tomoyuki Hanaoka and Hiroshi Sasaki and Tadao Tanaka and Shoichiro Tsugane},
  journal={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={258-64}
}
OBJECTIVES Bisphenol A (BPA), a raw material commonly used in the manufacture of resins such as polycarbonate and epoxy, is a possible xenoestrogen that is hypothesized to disrupt the human endocrine system. Humans are widely exposed to BPA. We investigated the urinary concentration of BPA in infertile Japanese women and its possible association with endometriosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS We recruited 166 women (aged 20-45) who had complained of infertility and visited a university hospital in… CONTINUE READING
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