Vol 84, No 1 (2013)

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The role of iron metabolism and oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of endometriosis

Grzegorz Polak, Iwona Wertel, Wojciech Kwaśniewski, Jan Kotarski, Magdalena Derewianka-Polak
DOI: 10.17772/gp/1542
Ginekol Pol 2013;84(1).


Despite many years of extensive investigations and increasing number of studies, the pathogenesis of endometriosis remains unclear. Accumulated data suggests that disrupted iron metabolism may induce oxidative stress in the peritoneal cavity of endometriosis patients.

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