Endometriosis: From Diagnosis to Surgical Management

  • Mateus Moreira Santos Rosin
  • Mauricio Simões Abrão


The aim of this chapter is to outline the clinical rationale for diagnosis, knowledge of extent of lesions, and planning of surgical treatment of endometriosis.

The importance of knowing the different forms of endometriosis in order to direct the main complementary exams for diagnosis and the surgical treatment is discussed in this chapter. There are different approaches for the surgical treatment of disease according to the most affected organs: the uterus, vagina, bladder, ovaries, or intestine. The need of a multidisciplinary team involved in the management of this complex disease is mandatory.


Endometriosis Laparoscopy Transvaginal sonography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mateus Moreira Santos Rosin
    • 1
  • Mauricio Simões Abrão
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil

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