Minimally invasive diagnosis of endometriosis

Cătălina Diana STANICA, Departament of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Adrian NEACSU, Romina Marina SIMA, Raluca Gabriela IOAN, Departament of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Departament of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Departament of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
2021 Romanian Journal of Medical Practice  
Endometriosis is a common condition among women of reproductive age that can cause chronic pelvic pain and infertility. Rapid establishment of a positive diagnosis of endometriosis is essential for effective management. The positive diagnosis of endometriosis is difficult to establish and requires invasive methods. The "golden standard" for diagnosis is still laparoscopy. Current research has not yet established specific non-invasive diagnostic methods for endometriosis. Imaging techniques,
more » ... ing techniques, endometrial or serum markers facilitate diagnosis and are useful in monitoring the patient's progress. A number of noninvasive investigations, such as imaging techniques, or biomarkers are currently being evaluated for use in routine practice. A combination of these noninvasive tests could be the standard for diagnosing endometriosis in the future.
doi:10.37897/rjmp.2021.1.5 fatcat:3ftefqxqrnaobf6wasanq4yhby