Perspectives of New Therapies for Endometriosis

Author(s): Jenny V. Garmendia, Juan B. De Sanctis.

Journal Name: Recent Patents on Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Drug Discovery (Under Re-organization)

Volume 6 , Issue 3 , 2012

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Abstract:

Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by the presence of endometrial glandular epithelial and stromal cells growing in the extra-uterine environment. The disease affects: ovarian function, oocyte quality, embryo development and implantation, and uterine function resulting in infertility or spontaneous pregnancy loss. Even though the world’s prevalence is above 10 %, an effective treatment has not yet been found. New pharmacological approaches have been designed and patented that could serve as future therapies for this disease.

Keywords: Androgens, coagulation, endometriosis, fertility, GnHR, inflammation, progesterone, signal transduction.

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VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2012
Page: [218 - 223]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/187221412802481702
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