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Review
. 1998 Aug;10(4):321-32.
doi: 10.1097/00001703-199808000-00007.

The Evidence for the Management of Endometriosis

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The Evidence for the Management of Endometriosis

C Farquhar et al. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. .

Abstract

This review article has focussed on identifying the evidence from randomized controlled trials for the medical and surgical management of endometriosis. A critical summary of the medical management has shown that there is little difference in effectiveness of various medical treatments, but there are differences in the side-effect profiles. Few randomized controlled trials have been undertaken in surgery, but these have shown that surgical management is effective in the management of both painful symptoms and subfertility.

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