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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 […]

Patients with endometriosis using positive coping strategies have less depression, stress and pelvic pain

Lilian Donatti, Denise Gimenez Ramos, Marina de Paula Andres, Leigh Jonathan Passman, Sérgio Podgaec

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3911

ABSTRACT Objective To determine the correlations between coping strategies, depression, stress levels and pain perception in patients with endometriosis. Methods This prospective and exploratory study included 171 women undergoing treatment for endometriosis between April and August 2014. The questionnaires used were Brief COPE, Beck Depression Inventory, Lipp’s Stress Symptom Inventory for Adults and Visual Analogue Scale. Clinical data were collected from electronic medical records. Results Patients with endometriosis who used positive coping strategies had better adaptation to stress (p

Lag time between onset of symptoms and diagnosis of endometriosis

Tânia Mara Vieira Santos, Ana Maria Gomes Pereira, Reginaldo Guedes Coelho Lopes, Daniela De Batista Depes

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000100009

Objective:To assess lag time between onset of symptoms and diagnosis of endometriosis in patients followed up at the Outpatients Clinic of Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain, at the Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual de São Paulo “Francisco Morato de Oliveira”, from January 2003 to November 2009.METHODS:In a retrospective analytical study, a total of 310 women with endometriosis confirmed by surgery and pathological examination were evaluated in the period from January 6, 2003 to November 29, 2009. Data were gathered through […]