Adenomyosis: A potential significant problem

This under-researched condition, possibly a variant of endometriosis, can be a critical consideration particularly for patients with endometriosis. The definition is of endometrial glands and stroma growing within the myometrium of the uterus or in other words not dissimilar to endometriosis but growing in the wrong part of the uterus. I liken it to having…

Details

Single embryo transfer at IVF gives best chance of a healthy baby

A recent media report from the Sydney Morning Herald confirms the data from Genea over the last few years that single ET at IVF clearly gives superior results.  This will have significant implications for units that traditionally transfer multiple embryos. The USA in particular is likely to have a significant change in practice and probably…

Details

Should we expand the definition of endometriosis?

The current definition of endometriosis is the presence of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterus.  This limited definition of the disease unfortunately creates unrealistic expectations that simply removing the disease results in a “cure”. The reality is that we are hopelessly lost in understanding this disease and the underlying pathological process. It is known…

Details