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Endometriosis and Adenomyosis: identification and management in a rural setting

Dr Albert Jung is a gynaecologist specialising in advanced laparoscopic gynaecological surgery. His interests lie in the treatment and management of endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, uterine fibroids, cysts and infertility. He is a reviewer for the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ANZJOG), and serves as a Senior Lecturer and mentor for the University of Queensland Medical School. The recorded workshop also features the perspectives of patients in a presentation delivered by QENDO, the peak organisation for those affected by endometriosis, adenomyosis, PCOS, infertility or pelvic pain. A certificate is available after successful completion of the quiz found below the video.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Discuss the barriers to healthcare experienced by patients with endometriosis and/or adenomyosis.
  2. Identify and recognise the signs and symptoms of endometriosis and adenomyosis.
  3. Explain the pathophysiology of endometriosis and adenomyosis.
  4. Identify the risk factors of endometriosis and adenomyosis.
  5. Interpret investigations into endometriosis and adenomyosis.
  6. Assess the need for referral of patients with suspected or diagnosed endometriosis and/or adenomyosis.

Endometriosis and Adenomyosis: identification and management in a rural setting

Please complete this quiz in order to receive your certificate

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What are the benefits of an MRI scan when compared to an Ultrasound scan?

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Women who have a ______ diagnosed with endometriosis are 7 times more likely to also have a diagnosis of endometriosis.

3 / 20

What are the four main pain symptoms of endometriosis?

4 / 20

A multidisciplinary approach reduces ED presentation and reduces opioid use in patients with endometriosis.

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What should you request the sonographer include in their report when investigating endometriosis through ultrasound?

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Which of the following is NOT a possible symptom of endometriosis?

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What percentage of women with pelvic pain have endometriosis?

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In the QENDO survey, what was the most common answer (46.2%) to this question: "How many GPs did you need to see to get assistance with your period?"

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Endometriosis is pre-cancerous

10 / 20

Endometriosis is ectopic endometrial glands and stroma outside of the uterine cavity.

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Why is excision considered preferable to ablation as a surgical intervention for endometriosis?

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Adenomyosis is ectopic endometrial-type tissue in the uterine wall.

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Which of the following should be avoided when managing endometriosis?

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Which of the following is suggestive of Adenomyosis?

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Which factors influence the risk of recurrence?

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If an ultrasound scan identifies bilateral endometriomas, there is a <1% chance that there is only ovarian involvement.

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Endometriosis affects 1 in every ____ women

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Which is the most recent theory to explain the pathophysiology of endometriosis?

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What factors can hinder rural patients in receiving treatment for endometriosis and adenomyosis?

20 / 20

Pregnancy is a treatment for endometriosis

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