[What is the true role of surgery in the infertility associated with endometriosis?]

Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2016 Jan;84(1):37-45.
[Article in Spanish]


Background: Endometriosis is one of the most challenging clinical conditions for gynecologists. Associated pain and infertility are often difficult to manage, and current treatment strategies remain limited.

Objective: This review reviews the current scientific evidence for general gynecologist and provides an overview of current information regarding the treatment of patients with endometriosis-related infertility, offering strong evidence to consider a less invasive approach, and highlights potential hazards of surgery within patients desiring to achieve a pregnancy.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Endometriosis / complications
  • Endometriosis / surgery*
  • Female
  • Gynecology / methods
  • Humans
  • Infertility, Female / etiology*
  • Pelvic Pain / etiology*
  • Pregnancy