Dilemmas and controversies in the management of ovarian endometriosis and infertilty

A recent consensus statement on endometriosis and infertility indicates that some women may benefit from a combination of assisted reproduction and surgery.  Unfortunately the data are limited and somewhat conflicting. This is not uncommon when surgery is involved as there is inevitably a degree of operator (or surgeon) dependence. It is self-evident with diseases such…

Why do I choose Genea for IVF?

Recently one of the largest IVF groups in Australia, IVF Australia, has been sold via private equity interests into a share market floatation (Virtus Health – ASX: VRT).  Whilst for many companies this may be a good idea, I have significant reservations about the subsequent quality of this company in the years to come.  These…

Management of deeply infiltrating endometriosis involving the rectum

Our new paper just published on this topic. Management of deeply infiltrating endometriosis involving the rectum. CE Koh, K Juszczyk, MJ Cooper, and MJ Solomon Dis Colon Rectum, September 1, 2012; 55(9): 925-31.   BACKGROUND: Rectal endometriosis can cause debilitating symptoms. Rectal resection in this setting has been shown to improve symptoms; however, there remain…