Endometriosis: Mechanisms of Pain and Infertility

What we are studying

The purpose of this research study is to understand the fundamental biological factors that cause pain and/or infertility among women with endometriosis.

Who we are studying

  • Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 18 - 45

Eligibility Criteria

  • Scheduled to undergo gynecologic surgery

What is involved

  • A sample of the uterine lining (endometrium) and a blood sample will be taken during surgery

Compensation

None

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Melissa Swain
Email
mswain@wakehealth.edu
Phone
336-716-9428

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