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Featured Articles

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Johnson, N. P., Hummelshoj, L., for the World Endometriosis Society Montpellier Consortium. (2013). Consensus on current management of endometriosis. Human Reproduction, [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23528916
  • As-Sanie, S., Harris, R. E., Napadow, V., Kim, J., Neshewat, G., Kairys, A., et al. (2012). Changes in regional gray matter volume in women with chronic pelvic pain: a voxel-based morphometry study. Pain, 153(5), 1006-1014. PMID: 22387096
  • Barber, M. D., Janz, N., Kenton, K., Hsu, Y., Greer, W. J., Dyer, K., et al. (2012). Validation of the surgical pain scales in women undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, 18(4), 198-204. PMID: 22777367
  • Berger, M. B., Damico, N. J., Menees, S. B., Fenner, D. E., & Haefner, H. K. (2012). Rates of self-reported urinary, gastrointestinal, and pain comorbidities in women with vulvar lichen sclerosus. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 16(3), 285-289. PMID: 22622339
  • Dmitrovic, R., Kunselman, A. R., & Legro, R. S. (2012). Continuous compared with cyclic oral contraceptives for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea: a randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 119(6), 1143-1150. PMID: 22617578
  • Fitzgerald, C. M., Santos, L. R., & Mallinson, T. (2012). The association between pelvic girdle pain and urinary incontinence among pregnant women in the second trimester. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 117(3), 248-250. PMID: 22459920
  • Fitzgerald, C. M. & Mallinson, T. (2012). The association between pelvic girdle pain and pelvic floor muscle function in pregnancy. International Urogynecological Journal, 23(7), 893-898. PMID: 22290191
  • Pavone, M. E. & Bulun, S. E. (2012). Aromatase inhibitors for the treatment of endometriosis. Fertility & Sterility, 98(6), 1370-1379. PMID: 22999792
  • Santanam, N., Kavtaradze, N., Murphy, A., Dominguez, C., & Parthasarathy, S. (2013). Antioxidant supplementation reduces endometriosis-related pelvic pain in humans. Translational Research, 161(3), 189-195. PMID: 22728166
  • Zelenko, Z., Aghajanova, L., Irwin, J. C., & Giudice, L.C. (2012). Nuclear receptor, coregulator signaling, and chromatin remodeling pathways suggest involvement of the epigenome in the steroid hormone response of endometrium and abnormalities in endometriosis. Reproductive Science, 19, 152-62. PMID: 22138541
  • Dengler-Crish, C. M., Bruehl, S., & Walker, L. S. (2011). Increased wind-up to heat pain in women with a childhood history of functional abdominal pain. Pain, 152, 802-808. PMID: 21282006
  • Hsu, A. L., Sinaii, N., Segars, J., Nieman, L. K., & Stratton, P. (2011). Relating pelvic pain location to surgical findings of endometriosis. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 118, 223-230. PMID: 21775836
  • Karp, B. I., Sinaii, N., Nieman, L. K., Silberstein, S. D., & Stratton, P. (2011). Migraine in women with chronic pelvic pain with and without endometriosis. Fertility and Sterility, 95, 895-899. PMID: 21145540
  • Sheldon, E., Vo, K. C., McIntire, R. A., Aghajanova, L., Zelenko, Z., Irwin, J. C., et al. (2011). Biobanking human endometrial tissue and blood specimens: Standard operating procedure and importance to reproductive biology research and diagnostic development. Fertility and Sterility, 95(6), 2120-2122. PMID: 21371706
  • Stratton, P., & Berkley, K. J. (2011). Chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis: Translational evidence of the relationship and implications. Human Reproduction Update, 17, 327-346. PMID: 21106492
  • Bruehl, S., Dengler-Crish, C. M., Smith, C. A., & Walker, L. S. (2010). Hypoalgesia related to elevated resting blood pressure is absent in adolescents and young adults with a history of functional abdominal pain. Pain, 149, 57-63. PMID: 20122805
  • Stegmann, B. J., Funk, M. J., Sinaii, N., Hartmann, K. E., Segars, J., Nieman, L. K., et al. (2009). A logistic model for the prediction of endometriosis. Fertility and Sterility, 91, 51-55. PMID: 18462722

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