Robert Taylor - In the beginning: identification and treatment of nascent endometriosis

Robert Taylor - In the beginning: identification and treatment of nascent endometriosis

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

In the beginning: identification and treatment of nascent endometriosis

Robert Taylor, MD


What a wonderful lecture we just heard about pain and endometriosis. I am so thankful Tamer for your invitation to come here and proposing this very, sort of, cosmological view of endometriosis. Ending endometriosis starts at the beginning. As soon as Tamer suggested that title for the conference I was – in the beginning idea got into my head. I guess the thought that the big bang might really explain all of endometriosis I really like it. Plus, I thought it worked pretty well for Stephen Hawking, maybe our own little textbook we might be able to turn it into a sort of phenomenal, international bestseller as well. But I am not necessarily looking forward to that.


There have been some issues that we have discussed over the last several days regarding this kind of early versus later stages of endometriosis. Obviously there is a stage basis for this as shown to your right where you have got large kissing ovaries and a lot of pelvic inflammation and then stage wise the earlier lesions. There…

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