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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