Kenan Omurtag, M.D., and Amber R. Cooper, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Dr. Omurtag is Fellow and Dr. Cooper is Assistant Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Within the past 12 months, Drs. Omurtag and Cooper report no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
Discuss the clinical presentation and evaluation of patients with suspected endometriosis
Describe the pathogenesis of endometriosis and the emerging study of altered immunity
Evaluate and apply both medical and surgical options for patients with endometriosis who have minimal to severe abdominopelvic pain
Discuss the impact of endometriosis on infertility and the management paradigms in those with moderate or severe endometriosis who may or may not be symptomatic.