Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Basic Concepts and Current Research Trends

Edited by Koel Chaudhury

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India


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.

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EndometriosisBasic Concepts and Current Research TrendsEdited by Koel Chaudhury

Published: May 9th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1193

ISBN: 978-953-51-0524-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6969-7

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

101322 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

37 Dimensions Citations


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1. Endometriosis

By Mohammad Reza Razzaghi, Mohammad Mohsen Mazloomfard and Anahita Ansari Jafari


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2. Urinary Tract Endometriosis

By Aliasghar Yarmohamadi and Nasser Mogharabian


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3. Diagnosis and Treatment of Perineal Endometriosis

By Lan Zhu, Na Chen and Jinghe Lang


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4. Abdominopelvic Complications of Endometriosis

By Arturo del Rey-Moreno


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5. Endometrial Tumors in Postoperative Scars-Pathogenesis, Diagnostics and Treatment

By Stanislaw Horak and Anita Olejek


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6. Pathological Aspects of Endometriosis

By Agatha Kondi-Pafitis


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7. Involvement of Prostaglandins in the Pathophysiology of Endometriosis

By Gabriela F. Meresman and Carla N. Olivares


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8. Genetic Polymorphisms and Molecular Pathogenesis of Endometriosis

By Vijayalakshmi Kodati and Q. Hasan


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9. Progesterone Resistance and Targeting the Progesterone Receptors: A Therapeutic Approach to Endometriosis

By Nick Pullen


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10. Endometriosis and Angiogenic Factors

By P. G. Artini, M. Ruggiero, F. Papini, G. Simi, V. Cela and A. R. Genazzani


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11. The Local Immune Mechanisms Involved in the Formation of Endometriotic Lesions

By Yulia Antsiferova and Natalya Sotnikova


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12. Virus Infection and Type I Interferon in Endometriosis

By Pia M. Martensen, Anna L. Vestergaard and Ulla B. Knudsen


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13. Stem Cell as the Novel Pathogenesis of Endometriosis

By Eing-Mei Tsai


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14. Green Tea for Endometriosis

By Gene Chi Wai Man, Hui Xu and Chi Chiu Wang


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15. Endometrial Stem Cells and Endometriosis

By Jafar Ai and Esmaeil Sadroddiny


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16. Endometriosis-Associated Ovarian Cancer: The Role of Oxidative Stress

By Yoriko Yamashita and Shinya Toyokuni


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17. Alteration in Endometrial Remodeling: A Cause for Implantation Failure in Endometriosis?

By Saikat K. Jana, Priyanka Banerjee, Shyam Thangaraju, Baidyanath Chakravarty and Koel Chaudhury


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18. Pathomechanism of Infertility in Endometriosis

By Hendi Hendarto


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19. Analysis of Differential Genes of Uyghur Women with Endometriosis in Xinjiang

By Aixingzi Aili, Ding Yan, Hu Wenjing, Yang Xinhua and Hanikezi Tuerxun


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20. Primary Afferent Nociceptors and Visceral Pain

By Victor Chaban


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21. Embryo Quality and Pregnancy Outcome in Infertile Patients with Endometriosis

By Veljko Vlaisavljevicc, Marko Dosen and Borut Kovacic


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22. Endometriosis and Infertility: The Role of Oxidative Stress

By Ionara Barcelos and Paula Navarro


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23. Current Insights and Future Advances in Endometriosis Diagnostics

By Michele Cioffi and Maria Teresa Vietri


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24. Imaging Tools for Endometriosis: Role of Ultrasound, MRI and Other Imaging Modalities in Diagnosis and Planning Intervention

By Shalini Jain Bagaria, Darshana D. Rasalkar and Bhawan K. Paunipagar


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25. Pelvic Endometriosis: A MR Pictorial Review

By Rosario Francesco Grasso, Riccardo Del Vescovo, Roberto Luigi Cazzato and Bruno Beomonte Zobel


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26. Pathophysiological Changes in Early Endometriosis

By Tao Zhang, Gene Chi Wai Man and Chi Chiu Wang


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27. Medical Treatment in Endometriosis

By Elham Pourmatroud


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28. Sequential Management with Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist and Dienogest of Endometriosis-Associated Uterine Myoma and Adenomyosis

By Atsushi Imai, Hiroshi Takagi, Kazutoshi Matsunami and Satoshi Ichigo


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