*Covers the theories on the pathogenesis, current and future diagnostic methods, therapeutic alternatives, and side fields such as fertility preservation, cancer possibilities, and quality of life in these patients, *Consists of 8 broad sections namely, Epidemiology, Pathogenesis of the Disease, Diagnostic Dilemmas, Clinical Relevance and Treatment Options, Surgical Treatment, Classical Medical Treatments, New Medical Treatments and Future Trends, *Internationally recognized experts in the field present their views on the development of endometriosis, its pathophysiology, etiology and symptomatology.
Section 1: Epidemiology, 1. Endometriosis-How Big is the Problem, 2. Epidemiology of Endometriosis, Section 2: Pathogenesis of the Disease, 3. Implantation or Metaplasia: What Type of Disease? 4. Role of Inflammation in thr Pathogenesis of Endometriosis, 5. Oxidative Stress and the Pathogenesis of Endometriosis, 6. Relevance of Genetics to Endometriosis, 7. Tuning of Endometriosis: Review of Environmental Effects on a Disease of Unknown Origin, 8. Role of Endogenous Hormones in Endometriosis, 9. Immunology and Endometriosis: Is there a Link? 10. Sampson Revisited: A Critical Review of the Development of Sampson's Theory of Origin of Endometriosis, 11. Endometriosis Changes in Women with Endometriosis, Section 3: Diagnostic Dilemmas, 12. Diagnosis of Endometriosis: Pitfalls of Current Methods, 13. Novel Non-invasive Diagnosis of Endometriosis, Section 4: Clinical Relevance and Treatment Options, 14. Endometriosis in Adolescents, 15. Asymptomatic Endometriosis in Infertile Patients, 16. Endometriosis and Infertility: Much Ado About Nothing? 17. Endometriosis and Miscarriage: Is there any Association?, 18. Assisted Reproductive Technology and Endometriosis, Section 5: Surgical Treatment, 19. What is Good Surgery for Endometriosis Patients, 20. Risk of Recurrence after Surgery, Section 6: Classical Medical Treatments, 21. Oral Contraceptive Pills for Treatment of Endometriosis, 22. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, 23. Progestins in Endometriosis Treatment, 24. Danazol in the Medical treatment of Endometriosis, 25. Agonists and Antagonists of Luteinizing Hormone-releasing Hormone in the Treatment of Endometriosis, 26. Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation in Endometriosis Patients, Section 7: New Medical Treatments, 27. Progesterone Receptor Modulators in Endometriosis: A NewTherapeutic Option, 28. Statins as Potential Novel Medical Treatment of Endometriosis, 29. Aromatase Inhibitors for Endometriosis, 30. Botanical Therapies, 31. Antiangiogenic Agents in Endometriosis, 32. New Delivery for Classical Drugs: Intrauterine or Intravaginal, Section 8: Future Trends, 33. New Drugs in the Pipeline, 34. Fertility Preservation in Women with Endometriosis, 35. The Link Between Endometriosis and Cancer, 36. Stem Cells and Clonality in Endometriosis, 37. Quality of Life Questionnaires.