Suggested Readings

AAGL 2021 endometriosis classification: an anatomy-based surgical complexity score.

Abrao MS, et al. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2021;28(11):1941-1950.

Diagnosis and management of endometriosis.

Allaire C,et al. CMAJ. 2023;195(10):E363-E371.

Once daily relugolix combination therapy versus placebo in patients with endometriosis-associated pain: two replicate phase 3, randomised, double-blind, studies (SPIRIT 1 and 2).

Giudice LC, et al. Lancet. 2022;399(10343):2267-2279.  

Surgical removal of superficial peritoneal endometriosis for managing women with chronic pelvic pain: time for a rethink?

Horne AW, et al.  BJOG. 2019;126(12):1414-1416.

Pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of endometriosis.

Horne AW, Missmer SA. BMJ. 2022;379:e070750.

Revised American Society for Reproductive Medicine classification of endometriosis: 1996.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Fertil Steril. 1997;67(5):817-821.

Treatment fo endometriosis-associated pain with elagolix, an oral GnRH antagonist.

Taylor HS, et al. N Engl J Med. 2017;377(1):28-40.


Zondervan KT, et al. N Engl J Med.2020;382(13):1244-1256. 

Linked Resources

Clinical Practice Guidelines

ESHRE guideline: endometriosis.

Becker CM, et al; ESHRE Endometriosis Guideline Group. Hum Reprod Open. 2022;(2):hoac009.  

Clinical Resources

American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Patient Resources

Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound)

EndoFound strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EndoFound places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.

Related activities

Endometriosis Boot Camp: Exploring Patient Perspectives to Improve Diagnosis and Management

A CME Circuit Training™ Activity

Faculty: Sawsan (Suzie) As-Sanie, MD, MPH; Daniel C. Martin, MD
Release: 08/25/2023
Expiration: 08/25/2024