Journal article

The International Endometriosis Evaluation Program (IEEP Study) - A Systematic Study for Physicians, Researchers and Patients.

S Burghaus, T Fehm, PA Fasching, S Blum, SK Renner, F Baier, T Brodkorb, C Fahlbusch, S Findeklee, L Häberle, K Heusinger, T Hildebrandt, J Lermann, O Strahl, G Tchartchian, B Bojahr, A Porn, M Fleisch, S Reicke, T Füger Show all

Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd | Published : 2016

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Endometriosis is a heterogeneous disease characterized by a range of different presentations. It is usually diagnosed when patients present with pain and/or infertility, but it has also been diagnosed in asymptomatic patients. Because of the different diagnostic approaches and diverse therapies, time to diagnosis can vary considerably and the definitive diagnosis may be delayed, with some cases not being diagnosed for several years. Endometriosis patients have many unmet needs. A systematic registration and follow-up of endometriosis patients could be useful to obtain an insight into the course of the disease. The validation of biomarkers could contribute to the development of ..

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