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Peripheral biomarkers of endometriosis: a systematic review.

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BACKGROUND: Endometriosis is estimated to affect 1 in 10 women during the reproductive years. There is often delay in making the diagnosis, mainly due to the non-specific nature of the associated symptoms and the need to verify the disease surgically. A biomarker that is simple to measure could help clinicians to diagnose (or at least exclude) endometriosis; it might also allow the effects of treatment to be monitored. If effective, such a marker or panel of markers could prevent unnecessary...

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10.1093/humupd/dmq009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Human reproduction update More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
6
Pages:
651-674
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1460-2369
ISSN:
1355-4786
Language:
English
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pubs:119206
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uuid:66ff1003-bb10-4b61-ae18-86b2c3628995
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pubs:119206
Source identifiers:
119206
Deposit date:
2014-09-25

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