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Endometrial Biopsy as Diagnostic Method for Endometriosis and Endometrioma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01022372
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2010 by Selcuk University.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 10, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Selcuk University

Brief Summary:
Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of examining endometrial biopsy specimens for nerve fibers as a diagnostic test for endometriosis and endometrioma in a double-blind comparison with diagnostic laparoscopy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Women in the Reproductive Age Group Undergoing Laparoscopy for Pelvic Pain and/or Infertility Not Currently Receiving Hormonal Treatment for at Least 3 Months Prior to Laparoscopy. Procedure: Endometrial biopsy

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Evaluation of Endometrial Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Endometriosis and Endometrioma: a Double Blind Study
Study Start Date : November 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Biopsy Endometriosis

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
control group Procedure: Endometrial biopsy
For all the groups

endometriosis group Procedure: Endometrial biopsy
For all the groups

endometrioma group Procedure: Endometrial biopsy
For all the groups




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The density of nerve fibers in the endometrial biopsy sample. [ Time Frame: 1 year ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
women in the reproductive age group undergoing laparoscopy for pelvic pain and/or infertility, and not currently receiving hormonal treatment for at least 3 months prior to laparoscopy will be included in the study.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women in the reproductive age group undergoing laparoscopy for pelvic pain and/or infertility, and not currently receiving hormonal treatment for at least 3 months prior to laparoscopy will be included in the study

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Locations
Turkey
The hospital of Meram medical Faculty
Konya, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Selcuk University

Responsible Party: Alaa S.MAHMOUD, SELCUK UNIVERSITY- MERAM MEDICAL FACULTY
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01022372     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009035
First Posted: December 1, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 10, 2011
Last Verified: July 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infertility
Endometriosis
Pelvic Pain
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms