1. Basic Issues.- 1. Epidemiology of Endometriosis.- 2. Pathogenesis of Endometriosis.- 3. Histogenesis of Peritoneal Endometriosis.- 4. Classification and Staging of Endometriosis.- 5. Pathogenesis of Pelvic Pain in Endometriosis.- 6. Pathogenesis of Infertility in Endometriosis.- 7. Approach to the Patient With Suspected Endometriosis.- 2. Surgical Management Techniques.- 8. Rationale for Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis.- 9. The History of Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis.- 10. Techniques for Ablation and Excision of Endometriosis.- 11. Treatment of Ovarian Endometriosis.- 12. Treatment of Endometriosis of the Cul-de-Sac.- 13. Adjunctive Procedures in Treatment of Endometriosis: LUNA, Presacral Neurectomy and Uterine Suspension.- 14. Extragenital Endometriosis.- 15. Endometriosis of the Intestine and Genitourinary Tract.- 16. Recurrent Endometriosis.- 17. Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, and Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy.- 18. Management of Recurrent Endometriosis After Hysterectomy and Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy.- 19. Prevention of Postoperative Adhesions.- 20. Laparoscopy Versus Laparotomy in the Treatment of Endometriosis.- 21. Operative Laparoscopy: Preventing and Managing Complications.- 22. Operative Laparoscopy: Other Issues.- 3. Other Management Techniques and Special Issues.- 23. The Role of Medical Management in the Treatment of Endometriosis.- 24. Rationale for Combined Medical and Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis.- 25. Treatment of Infertility Associated With Endometriosis.- 26. Adenomyosis.- 27. Psychological Aspects of Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women With Endometriosis.- 28. The Puzzle of Endometriosis.- Epilogue Modern Surgical Management of Endometriosis: "Experience Treacherous, Judgment Difficult".
Endometriosis is one of the most common diseases of women. This book provides a practical, clinical and thorough examination of both the medical and surgical treatment of this disease. A world renowned group of contributors address basic issues, management approaches and selected special topics, emphasizing the latest advanced operative techniques.
Topics include: - minimally invasive and advanced laparoscopic surgical technique in the treatment of endometriosis - treatment of endometriosis of the ovaries, cul-de-sac, gastrointestinal and urinary tracts, and extragenital sites - management of recurrent endometriosis - treatment of infertility and pelvic pain associated with endometriosis - guidelines for medical management and combined medical-surgical management.
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