27(4) - August 2015 - Preoperative assessment and diagnosis of endometriosis: are we any closer?
The development of a noninvasive accurate marker for endometriosis is a research target and priority of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. The current markers in use have moderate sensitivity and sensitivity. The inflammatory basis for the disease underpins many biomarkers but also many other concomitant diseases reducing accuracy and increasing false positive results.
Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 27(4):284-290, August 2015