Giovana Gonçalves

Centro Universitário Padre Albino - FAMECA/UNIFIPA

Dr. Giovana Aparecida Gonçalves is a Professor of Medicine and Nursing, at Padre Albino University Center (UNIFIPA), Brazil, and collaborating professor in the Department of Gynecology, Federal University of São Paulo State (UNIFESP), Brazil. Dr. Giovana obtained a Ph.D. in Sciences from the Heart Institute, Medical School, University of São Paulo State (USP), Brazil, in 2008; a postdoctoral degree from the Department of Gynecology, UNIFESP, in 2014; and a postdoctoral degree from Laboratory of Angiogenesis and Neurovascular Link, Vesalius Research Center–KU Leuven, Belgium, in 2015. Dr. Gonçalves develops projects in gene therapy and cell therapy with a focus on angiogenesis.

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Endometriosis is a common and serious disease that is estimated to cost the world economy $9.7 billion a year. Most of these costs come from lost productivity at work. As such, it is important to help women receive earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment. This book presents a comprehensive overview of endometriosis, including information on molecular diagnostics and imaging methods for early detection as well as new, less-invasive treatments that preserve women’s fertility.

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