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Has progress been made in the treatment of endometriosis, as well as in the knowledge of its origin?

By Antonio Requena Miranda M.D. (gynecologist).
Last Update: 04/06/2022

There is increasing evidence that it is closely related to immunological factors that cause in certain women, something that occurs normally, such as part of the menstruation passing from the uterus to the abdominal cavity through the tubes without further complications, causing the creation of cysts in the ovaries and implants in the peritoneum that can be very harmful to the patient.

As regards treatment, drugs are being tested to reduce the development of the disease, although ideally in the future it will be possible to prevent the disease from its origin.

 Antonio Requena Miranda
Antonio Requena Miranda
M.D.
Gynecologist
He has a degree in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid, with a specialty in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He has a long career as a gynecologist specializing in assisted reproduction and is currently the General Medical Director of IVI.
Member number: 282841142
Gynecologist. He has a degree in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid, with a specialty in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He has a long career as a gynecologist specializing in assisted reproduction and is currently the General Medical Director of IVI. Member number: 282841142.