Adhesions and pain in women with first diagnosis of endometriosis: Results from a cross-sectional study

Fabio Parazzini

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To analyze the relationship between pain and presence, site, and type of adhesions in women with endometriosis. METHODS: This was a multicenter, observational cross-sectional study. Eligible for the study were women with endometriosis and pelvic pain, consecutively observed during the study period at the collaborating centers. A total of 574 women entered the study. RESULTS: Adhesions were observed in 81.9% of cases (470 women). The frequency was lower in women with endometriosis at stage I-II (65%) and higher in women with stage III-IV (88%); this difference was statistically significant (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-54
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

Keywords

  • Adhesions
  • Endometriosis
  • Pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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