Use of hormonal therapy is associated with reduced nerve fiber density in deep infiltrating, rectovaginal endometriosis.

@article{Tarjanne2015UseOH,
  title={Use of hormonal therapy is associated with reduced nerve fiber density in deep infiltrating, rectovaginal endometriosis.},
  author={Satu Tarjanne and Cecilia Ng and Frank Manconi and Johanna Arola and Maarit J Mentula and Bharvi Maneck and Ian Stewart Fraser and Oskari Heikinheimo},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2015},
  volume={94 7},
  pages={693-700}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the density of nerve fibers in cases of deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) of the rectovaginal septum in relation to various clinical factors. DESIGN A research laboratory-based study. SETTING A tertiary center together with a research laboratory. METHODS Archived DIE tissue samples from 45 women operated upon for rectovaginal septum DIE were re-examined histologically, and by immunohistochemistry. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The effect of progestogens or combined oral… CONTINUE READING
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