endometriosis

Evolving Treatment Strategies for UF and Endometriosis

Evolving Treatment Strategies for UF and Endometriosis

Neil Minkoff, MD: One of the things that can be confusing to a primary care physician like myself is that it seems as if many of the treatments for the different conditions we’re discussing revert back to some level of contraception, whether it’s oral contraception, an IUD [intrauterine device], or something like that. Could you …

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Evolving Treatment Strategies for UF and Endometriosis

Diagnosis and Treatment Goals: Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroids

Neil Minkoff, MD: Let me keep pushing a little. I want to open this up to everybody. I’m not trying to pick on you, Steve. I’m the primary care doctor. I’m the emergency department [ED] doctor. I’m seeing patients in my clinic or in my emergency department for heavy menstrual bleeding and pelvic pain. Maybe …

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Evolving Treatment Strategies for UF and Endometriosis

Surgical Considerations in Uterine Fibroids and Endometriosis

Neil Minkoff, MD: You were saying surgery has become more the last option for you. At what point do you say, “This is where we’re going to proceed to a surgical outcome?” Steven McCarus, MD, FACOG: For endometriosis, my paradigm shift has been to be aggressive with medical therapy early on. That’s stage I and …

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