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Angiogenesis in endometriosis: the role of circulating angiogenic cells and the endometrium

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Endometriosis is a common cause of subfertility and pelvic pain, affecting up to 10% of women of reproductive age. It is characterised by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus. The development of the disease is still poorly understood and, currently, the diagnosis relies on visualisation of typical lesions during surgery. There is great interest in identifying biomarkers to assist in diagnosis and disease management.

Blood vessel development is known to be a cru...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Katie Webster
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:33c8921c-8320-4559-8298-52d85c8a2987
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ora:10641

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