January 2016

All the papers from the January 2016 issue of Fertility and Sterility.

Endometriosis may not be a chronic disease: an alternative theory offering more optimistic prospects for our patients

For more than a century, endometriosis has been described as unexplained, poorly understood, or enigmatic. As a result treatments are not based on the pathophysiology of the disease, which consequently cannot be cured effectively, meaning that the symptoms, which have major consequences on women's quality of life, will almost inevitably recur.