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Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and ovarian endometriosis: correlation between VEGF serum levels, VEGF cellular expression, and pelvic pain

García-Manero M (a), Alcazar JL [SP] (a),Toledo G. (b)
(a) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clínica Universitaria de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
(b) Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Magazine: Fertility and Sterility

Date: Aug 1, 2007

Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) serum levels and VEGF and cellular expression were prospectively analyzed in 60 patients (group A consisted of asymptomatic patients or patients presenting mild dysmenorrhea; 30 women comprised group B severe dysmenorrhea and/or chronic pelvic pain and/or dyspareunia) who underwent surgery for cystic ovarian endometriosis to asses whether a correlation exists among VEGF serum levels, VEGF cellular expression, and pelvic pain.

No differences were found in VEGF serum levels and VEGF cellular expression between both groups. Therefore, we conclude that pain symptoms in ovarian endometriosis are not correlated with VEGF serum levels and VEGF cellular expression.

CITATION  Fertil Steril. 2007 Aug;88(2):513-5

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