Recommended Reading on Endometriosis

General reference textbooks

http://endometriosis.org/topic/resources/clinical-books/

 

Epidemiology and Pathogenesis

Sampson JA. Peritoneal endometriosis due to menstrual dissemination of endometrial tissue into the peritoneal cavity. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1927; 14, 422-469

Vercellini P, Viganò P, Somigliana E, Fedele L. Endometriosis: pathogenesis and treatment. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2014 May;10(5):261-75

Huhtinen K, Ståhle M, Perheentupa A, Poutanen M. Estrogen biosynthesis and signaling in endometriosis. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2012 Jul 25;358(2):146-54.

Chapron C, Marcellin L, Borghese B, Santulli P. Rethinking mechanisms, diagnosis and management of endometriosis. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2019 Nov;15(11):666-682. doi: 10.1038/s41574-019-0245-z. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31488888/

de Ziegler D, Borghese B, Chapron C. Endometriosis and infertility: pathophysiology and management. Lancet. 2010 Aug 28;376(9742):730-8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)60490-4. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20801404/

Horne AW, Saunders PTK. SnapShot: Endometriosis. Cell. 2019 Dec 12;179(7):1677-1677.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.11.033. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31951524/

Taylor HS, Kotlyar AM, Flores VA. Endometriosis is a chronic systemic disease: clinical challenges and novel innovations. Lancet. 2021 Feb 27;397(10276):839-852. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33640070/

Zondervan KT, Becker CM, Koga K, Missmer SA, Taylor RN, Viganò P. Endometriosis. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2018;4(1):9. doi: 10.1038/s41572-018-0008-5.

Zondervan KT, Becker CM, Missmer SA. Endometriosis. N Engl J Med. 2020 Mar 26;382(13):1244-1256. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1810764. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32212520/

 

Clinical Practice

Dunselman GA, Vermeulen N, Becker C, Calhaz-Jorge C, D'Hooghe T, De Bie B, Heikinheimo O, Horne AW, Kiesel L, Nap A, Prentice A, Saridogan E, Soriano D, Nelen W; European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. ESHRE guideline: management of women with endometriosis. Hum Reprod. 2014 Mar;29(3):400-12.

Brown J, Farquhar C. An overview of treatments for endometriosis. JAMA. 2015;313(3):296-7.

Johnson NP, Hummelshoj L; World Endometriosis Society Montpellier Consortium. Consensus on current management of endometriosis. Hum Reprod. 2013;28(6):1552-68.

DeZiegler D, Borghese B, Chapron C. Endometriosis and infertility: pathophysiology and management. Lancet. 2010;376(9742):730-8.

Giudice LC. Clinical practice. Endometriosis. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jun 24;362(25):2389-98.

Practice Committee of American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2008;90(5 Suppl):S260-9.

Guerriero S, Condous G, van den Bosch T, Valentin L, Leone FP, Van Schoubroeck D, Exacoustos C, Installé AJ, Martins WP, Abrao MS, Hudelist G, Bazot M, Alcazar JL, Gonçalves MO, Pascual MA, Ajossa S, Savelli L, Dunham R, Reid S, Menakaya U, Bourne T, Ferrero S, Leon M, Bignardi T, Holland T, Jurkovic D, Benacerraf B, Osuga Y, Somigliana E, Timmerman D. Systematic approach to sonographic evaluation of the pelvis in women with suspected endometriosis, including terms, definitions and measurements: a consensus opinion from the International Deep Endometriosis Analysis (IDEA) group. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016;48(3):318-32.

Hirsch M, Begum MR, Paniz É, Barker C, Davis CJ, Duffy J. Diagnosis and management of endometriosis: a systematic review of international and national guidelines. BJOG. 2018;125(5):556-564.

Georgiou EX, Melo P, Baker PE, Sallam HN, Arici A, Garcia-Velasco JA, Abou-Setta AM, Becker C, Granne IE. Long-term GnRH agonist therapy before in vitro fertilisation (IVF) for improving fertility outcomes in women with endometriosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019;2019(11):CD013240.

Working group of ESGE, ESHRE and WES, Saridogan E, Becker CE, Feki A, Grimbizis GF, Hummelshoj L, Keckstein J, Nisolle M, Tanos V, Ulrich UA, Vermeulen N, De Wilde RL, Recommendations for the Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis. Part 1: Ovarian Endometrioma, Human Reproduction Open, Volume 2017, Issue 4, 2017, hox016, https://doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hox016

Working group of ESGE, ESHRE, and WES, Keckstein J, Becker CE, Canis M, Feki A, Grimbizis GF, Hummelshoj L, Nisolle M, Roman H, Saridogan E, Tanos V, Tomassetti C, Ulrich UA, Vermeulen N, De Wilde RL, Recommendations for the surgical treatment of endometriosis. Part 2: deep endometriosis , Human Reproduction Open, Volume 2020, Issue 1, 2020, hoaa002, https://doi.org/10.1093/hropen/hoaa002

Horton J, Sterrenburg M, Lane S, Maheshwari A, Li TC, Cheong Y. Reproductive, obstetric, and perinatal outcomes of women with adenomyosis and endometriosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum Reprod Update. 2019;25(5):592-632.

 

Genetics and epigenetics

Rahmioglu N, Nyholt DR, Morris AP, Missmer SA, Montgomery GW, Zondervan KT. Genetic variants underlying risk of endometriosis: insights from meta-analysis of eight genome-wide association and replication datasets. Hum Reprod Update. 2014 Sep-Oct;20(5):702-16.

Borghese B, Zondervan KT, Abrao MS, Chapron C, Vaiman D. Recent insights on the genetics and epigenetics of endometriosis. Clin Genet. 2017 Feb;91(2):254-264. doi: 10.1111/cge.12897. Epub 2016 Nov 30. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27753067/

Yong PJ, Talhouk A, Anglesio MS. Somatic Genomic Events in Endometriosis: Review of the Literature and Approach to Phenotyping. Reprod Sci. 2021 Jan 19. doi: 10.1007/s43032-020-00451-9. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33469880/


Biomarkers in endometriosis

Janina Tokarz, Jerzy Adamski, Tea Lanišnik Rižner. Metabolomics for Diagnosis and Prognosis of Uterine Diseases? A Systematic Review. J Pers Med. 2020 Dec 21;10(4):294. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33371433/

Role of Non-coding RNAs in the Pathogenesis of Endometriosis. Ghafouri-Fard S, Shoorei H, Taheri M. Front Oncol. 2020 Aug 4;10:1370. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2020.01370. eCollection 2020. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32850438/

Anastasiu CV, Moga MA, Elena Neculau A, Bălan A, Scârneciu I, Dragomir RM, Dull AM, Chicea LM.Biomarkers for the Noninvasive Diagnosis of Endometriosis: State of the Art and Future Perspectives. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Mar 4;21(5):1750. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32143439/

Goulielmos GN, Matalliotakis M, Matalliotaki C, Eliopoulos E, Matalliotakis I, Zervou MI. Endometriosis research in the -omics era. Gene. 2020 May 30;741:144545. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32165309/

 

Research standards and tools in endometriosis

Becker CM, Laufer MR, Stratton P, Hummelshoj L, Missmer SA, Zondervan KT, Adamson GD; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonisation Project: I. Surgical phenotype data collection in endometriosis research. Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov;102(5):1213-22.

Vitonis AF, Vincent K, Rahmioglu N, Fassbender A, Buck Louis GM, Hummelshoj L, Giudice LC, Stratton P, Adamson GD, Becker CM, Zondervan KT, Missmer SA; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonization Project: II. Clinical and covariate phenotype data collection in endometriosis research. Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov;102(5):1223-32.

Rahmioglu N, Fassbender A, Vitonis AF, Tworoger SS, Hummelshoj L, D'Hooghe TM, Adamson GD, Giudice LC, Becker CM, Zondervan KT, Missmer SA; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonization Project: III. Fluid biospecimen collection, processing, and storage in endometriosis research. Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov;102(5):1233-43.

Fassbender A, Rahmioglu N, Vitonis AF, Viganò P, Giudice LC, D'Hooghe TM, Hummelshoj L, Adamson GD, Becker CM, Missmer SA, Zondervan KT; WERF EPHect Working Group. World Endometriosis Research Foundation Endometriosis Phenome and Biobanking Harmonisation Project: IV. Tissue collection, processing, and storage in endometriosis research. Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov;102(5):1244-53.

Vanhie A, Meuleman C, Tomassetti C, Timmerman D, D'Hoore A, Wolthuis A, Van Cleynenbreugel B, Dancet E, Van den Broeck U, Tsaltas J, Renner SP, Ebert AD, Carmona F, Abbott J, Stepniewska A, Taylor H, Saridogan E, Mueller M, Keckstein J, Pluchino N, Janik G, Zupi E, Minelli L, Cooper M, Dunselman G, Koh C, Abrao MS, Chapron C, D'Hooghe T. Consensus on Recording Deep Endometriosis Surgery: the CORDES statement. Hum Reprod. 2016 Jun 3. pii: dew136.

Song Y, Fazleabas AT. Endometrial Organoids: A Rising Star for Research on Endometrial Development and Associated Diseases. Reprod Sci. 2021 Feb 2. doi: 10.1007/s43032-021-00471-z. Online ahead of print. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33533008/

Malvezzi H, Marengo EB, Podgaec S, Piccinato CA. Endometriosis: current challenges in modeling a multifactorial disease of unknown etiology. J Transl Med. 2020 Aug 12;18(1):311. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32787880/

 

Global impact of endometriosis

Nnoaham KE, Hummelshoj L, Webster P, d'Hooghe T, de Cicco Nardone F, de Cicco Nardone C, Jenkinson C, Kennedy SH, Zondervan KT; World Endometriosis Research Foundation Global Study of Women's Health consortium. Impact of endometriosis on quality of life and work productivity: a multicenter study across ten countries. Fertil Steril. 2011 Aug;96(2):366-373.e8.

Simoens S, Dunselman G, Dirksen C, Hummelshoj L, Bokor A, Brandes I, Brodszky V, Canis M, Colombo GL, DeLeire T, Falcone T, Graham B, Halis G, Horne A, Kanj O, Kjer JJ, Kristensen J, Lebovic D, Mueller M, Vigano P, Wullschleger M, D'Hooghe T. The burden of endometriosis: costs and quality of life of women with endometriosis and treated in referral centres. Hum Reprod. 2012 May;27(5):1292-9.

De Graaff AA, D'Hooghe TM, Dunselman GA, Dirksen CD, Hummelshoj L; WERF EndoCost Consortium, Simoens S. The significant effect of endometriosis on physical, mental and social wellbeing: results from an international cross-sectional survey. Hum Reprod. 2013;28(10):2677-85.

De Graaff AA, Dirksen CD, Simoens S, De Bie B, Hummelshoj L, D'Hooghe TM, Dunselman GA. Quality of life outcomes in women with endometriosis are highly influenced by recruitment strategies. Hum Reprod. 2015;30(6):1331-41.

Culley L, Law C, Hudson N, Denny E, Mitchell H, Baumgarten M, Raine-Fenning N. The social and psychological impact of endometriosis on women's lives: a critical narrative review. Hum Reprod Update. 2013;19(6):625-39.

van Poll M, van Barneveld E, Aerts L, Maas JWM, Lim AC, de Greef BTA, Bongers MY, van Hanegem N. Endometriosis and Sexual Quality of Life. Sex Med. 2020;8(3):532-544.

Gallagher JS, DiVasta AD, Vitonis AF, Sarda V, Laufer MR, Missmer SA. The Impact of Endometriosis on Quality of Life in Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2018;63(6):766-772.

 

Endometriosis in the news

http://endometriosis.org/topic/news/