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Priorities for endometriosis research: recommendations from an international consensus workshop.

Abstract:

Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent disorder where endometrial tissue forms lesions outside the uterus. Endometriosis affects an estimated 10% of women in the reproductive-age group, rising to 30% to 50% in patients with infertility and/or pain, with significant impact on their physical, mental, and social well-being. There is no known cure, and most current medical treatments are not suitable long term due to their side-effect profiles. Endometriosis has an estimated annual cost in the Un...

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10.1177/1933719108330568

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Journal:
Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)
Volume:
16
Issue:
4
Pages:
335-346
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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EISSN:
1933-7205
ISSN:
1933-7191
Source identifiers:
34591

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