Clinical evaluation and management of endometriosis: Guideline for Korean patients from Korean Society of Endometriosis

Hyejin Hwang, Youn Jee Chung, Sa Ra Lee, Hyun Tae Park, Jae Yen Song, Hoon Kim, Dong Yun Lee, Eun Ju Lee, Mee Ran Kim, Sung Tack Oh

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Abstract

Endometriosis is one of the most common diseases in reproductive ages, and it affects patients' quality of life and fertility. However, few Korean guidelines are available for the evaluation and management of endometriosis. Korean Society of Endometriosis reviewed various literatures and trials, and to provide seventy-one evidencebased recommendations. This review presents guidelines for the diagnosis and management of endometriosis with emphasis on: it's role in infertility, treatment of recurrence, asymptomatic women, endometriosis in adolescents and menopausal women, and possible association of endometriosis with cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)553-564
Number of pages12
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology Science
Volume61
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Endometriosis
  • Infertility
  • Pelvic pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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    Hwang, H., Chung, Y. J., Lee, S. R., Park, H. T., Song, J. Y., Kim, H., Lee, D. Y., Lee, E. J., Kim, M. R., & Oh, S. T. (2018). Clinical evaluation and management of endometriosis: Guideline for Korean patients from Korean Society of Endometriosis. Obstetrics and Gynecology Science, 61(5), 553-564. https://doi.org/10.5468/ogs.2018.61.5.553