Endometriosis and possible inflammation markers

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Meng-Hsing Wu ; Kuei-Yang Hsiao ; Shaw-Jenq Tsai (2015)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Therapy, volume 4, issue 3, pages 61-67 (issn: 2213-3070)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.gmit.2015.05.001
  • Subject: cytokine | RG1-991 | inflammation | prostaglandin | endometriosis | Gynecology and obstetrics | cyclooxygenase

Inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Infiltration of peritoneal macrophages and local proinflammatory mediators in the peritoneal microenvironment affect ovarian function and pelvic anatomy leading to the symptoms and signs of endom... View more
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