Oct 19th, 2022 by primarycareknowledgeboost
Doctors Lisa and Sara speak with GP Dr Uma Marthi about Endometriosis; a topic she is passionate about due to the common delay in diagnosis, coupled with the impact this condition has on peoples’ lives. We talk through a hypothetical case and explore differential diagnoses for dysmenorrhoea, examination tips, investigations and management. We discuss the importance and impact of this condition, fertility and the need to think about and treat this as soon as we can.
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NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries, Dysmenorrhoea: https://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/dysmenorrhoea/
NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries, Endometriosis: https://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/endometriosis/
All Parliamentary Group on Endometriosis: https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/all-party-parliamentary-group-endometriosis
Endometriosis UK: https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Endometriosis Guidelines: https://www.eshre.eu/Guideline/Endometriosis
Guardian Article: Endometriosis took my fertility, and part of my self
Hilary Mantel (Sept 2015): https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/28/endometriosis-fertility-hilary-mantel
All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Endometriosis Inquiry Report 2020: https://www.endometriosis-uk.org/sites/default/files/files/Endometriosis%20APPG%20Report%20Oct%202020.pdf
British Society for Gynecological Endoscopy, includes links to Specialist Endometriosis Centres around the UK: https://www.bsge.org.uk/
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