(Abstracted from BJOG 2018;125(1):64–72)
The mainstay for the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis is surgery. After the initial surgery, women often undergo multiple operations in an attempt to alleviate persistent symptoms of pain and infertility.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (L.S., K.G.C.); Medical Statistics Team (D.A.) and Dugald Baird Centre (S.B.), University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen; MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (A.W.H.); and Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen (S.B.), United Kingdom