1st Edition

Endometriosis An Enigma

Edited By Seema Chopra Copyright 2020
    200 Pages 17 Color & 7 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    198 Pages 17 Color & 7 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    198 Pages 17 Color & 7 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Endometriosis is a complex gynecological disorder with multifactorial etiology. An estrogen-dependent condition, it affects 6% to 10% of women in the general population, and in 35% to 50% of these women often experience pain, and sometimes infertility. Exploring this benign but chronic disease, the book covers the different aspects of endometriosis from basic to advanced levels, including diagnoses, management, treatment modalities, complications, and fertility.


    • Provides an overview of the guidelines, expert opinions, and ethical dilemmas involved with endometriosis.

    • Covers the various complications that these women can experience

    • Presents informative illustrations that complement the text discussion

    • An overview of surgery, hormone therapy, and other options is provided

    • In-depth coverage of novel treatments, including alternative medicine, diet, nutrition, and lifestyle modifications


    1. Natural history – Basics of endometriosis
    2. Arshi Syal, Seema Chopra

    3. Epidemiology
    4. Pooja Sikka, Rinnie Brar

    5. Etiopathogenesis of endometriosis
    6. Pooja Sikka, Rinnie Brar

    7. Molecular basis and Biomarkers of disease activity
    8. Parikshaa Gupta, Nalini Gupta

    9. Diagnostic evaluation
    10. Neha Aggarwal, Seema Chopra, Arshi Syal

    11. Adolescents and endometriosis
    12. Aashima Arora

    13. Infertility attributed to endometriosis
    14. Shalini Gainder, Neethi Mala Mekala

    15. Medical Management of Endometriosis
    16. Bharti Joshi, Neelam Aggarwal

    17. Surgical Exploration as Primary modality of treatment
    18. Sujata Siwatch, Indu Saroha

    19. Management of Deep, Infiltrative Endometriosis (DIE) causing gynaecological morbidity -Urologist’s perspective
    20. Aditya Prakash Sharma, G.S. Bora

    21. Management of Deep, Infiltrative Endometriosis (DIE ) causing gynaecological morbidity -colorectal surgeon’s perspective
    22. Rajesh Gupta, Aditya Kulkarni

    23. Adenomyosis and Endometriosis
    24. Minakshi Rohilla

    25. Helping a woman afflicted with endometriosis to conceive
    26. Seema Chopra, Shalini Gainder

    27. Alternative medicine for endometriosis -Diet and Nutrition
    28. Nancy Sahni

    29. Novel treatment modalities
    30. Seema Chopra

    31. Long term complications associated with endometriosis
    32. Bharti Joshi

    33. Recurrence of Endometriosis
    34. Rakhi Rai, Seema Chopra

    35. Quality of life affected with Endometriosis – Lifestyle Modification for symptom alleviation
    36. Seema Chopra, Arshi Syal

    37. Literature review: Guidelines for management of Endometriosis
    38. Rashmi Bagga, Japleen Kaur

    39. Hormone therapy after total surgery for endometriosis
    40. Bharti Sharma

    41. Ethical dilemmas in management of endometriosis
    42. Seema Chopra

    43. Conclusion

    Seema Chopra


    Seema Chopra, MBBS, MD, is a consultant (Additional Professor) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.