Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology

Document Type : Original Research Article

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1 The Preventative Gynecology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of GynecologyOncology, Imam Hossein Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Background & Objective: The etiology of endometriosis is unknown and many hormonal, inflammatory, genetic and environmental factors are effective in the formation of endometriosis. The present study investigated the epidemiology of endometriosis in patients referred to ShohadayeTajrish Hospital in six years.
Materials & Methods:This descriptive study performed on endometriosis Iranian women who referred to ShohadayeTajrish Hospital between 2016 and 2022. The sample size of this study was determined using the census method, and 711 patients. For analysis, SPSS version 22 was used, and results were reported as mean ± SD.
Results: Finally, 711 patients enrolled in this study and the average age of patients was 34.69± 7.53 years and the mean age of onset of disease was 29.97±4.61years. More than 55% of patients had a healthy weight and normal body mass index. 17.72 percent of patients had a history of infertility in their life’s.
Conclusion:Endometriosis patients’ life in many aspects, including their job, lifestyle, education, marital status and health care is affected.

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