Andrew Cook - Bladder

Andrew Cook - Bladder

EFA’s Sixth Annual Medical Conference: Ending Endometriosis Starts at the Beginning

Bladder Endometriosis

Andrew Cook


Is everybody warming up a little bit? I am from California. I felt like I was starting to look like Deborah Bush’s bunny there with the missing butt. It was getting cold.


I am actually from Santa Cruz and live a couple of blocks from some of the best surfing in the world. I took it up about two years ago. But I do not want to misrepresent, I would not even say I am really a surfer. I have spent some time on the board but I am probably better described as shark bait.


Like Harry said I have been asked to talk about bladder endometriosis. I have no disclosures. Thanks again to Olivia for her help in editing.


Really there are two types of bladder endometriosis. This probably accounts for about 20 percent of all patients. Really there is superficial and invasive endometriosis. By far and away the majority of cases are that of superficial peritoneal endometriosis. This is just your typical superficial peritoneal endometriosis with the scattered lesions around that is treated by wide excision. With these cases…

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