All publications of “Renata Franco Pimentel Mendes”

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Hormone treatment as first line therapy is safe and relieves pelvic pain in women with bowel endometriosis

Marina Paula Andres ORCID logo , Renata Franco Pimentel Mendes ORCID logo , Camila Hernandes ORCID logo , Sérgio Eduardo Alonso Araújo ORCID logo , Sérgio Podgaec ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4583

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate clinical features and complications in patients with bowel endometriosis submitted to hormonal therapy. Methods: Retrospective study based on data extracted from medical records of 238 women with recto-sigmoid endometriosis treated between May 2010 and May 2016. Results: Over the course of follow-up, 143 (60.1%) women remained in medical treatment while 95 (39.9%) presented with worsening of pain symptoms or intestinal lesion growth (failure of medical treatment group), with surgical resection performed in 54 cases. Women in […]