What is included in conservative surgical treatment for endometriosis?

Updated: May 10, 2021
  • Author: G Willy Davila, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Conservative procedures used in the treatment of endometriosis include the following:

  • Drainage and laparoscopic cystectomy - Both procedures can be used in the treatment of ovarian endometriosis

  • Ablation

  • Presacral neurectomy

  • Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA)


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