Excision of endometriotic cyst wall may cause loss of functional ovarian tissue.

Dilek U., Pata Ö., Tataroglu C., Aban M., Dilek S.

Fertility and sterility, vol.85, no.3, pp.758-60, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2005.08.021
  • Journal Name: Fertility and sterility
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.758-60
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Management of ovarian cysts is still controversial especially when dealing with endometriomas. Cyst excision was accepted surgical method by many centers; however, relationship between the excision and the loss of functional ovarian tissue is still uncertain.