Medicine » Obstetrics and Gynecology

Endometriosis - Basic Concepts and Current Research Trends

Edited by Koel Chaudhury and Baidyanath Chakravarty, ISBN 978-953-51-0524-4, 500 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published May 09, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1193
Edited Volume

This book provides an insight into the emerging trends in pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of endometriosis. Key features of the book include overviews of endometriosis; endometrial angiogenesis, stem cells involvement, immunological and hormonal aspects related to the disease pathogenesis; recent research reports on infertility, endometrial receptivity, ovarian cancer and altered gene expression associated with endometriosis; various predictive markers, and imaging modalities including MRI and ultrasound for efficient diagnosis; as well as current non-hormonal and hormonal treatment strategies This book is expected to be a valuable resource for clinicians, scientists and students who would like to have an improved understanding of endometriosis and also appreciate recent research trends associated with this disease.