Lake Orion, MI (PRWEB) December 21, 2012
Endometriosis is a disease affecting the female reproductive tract in which the endometrial lining of the uterus spreads into the pelvic cavity, implanting itself on the pelvic structures causing inflammation and pain. Symptoms of endometriosis include painful menstrual periods (dysmenorrhea) which cannot be relieved with typical over-the-counter pain medications such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen, irregular periods, pelvic pain, or difficulty conceiving a pregnancy. Untreated, endometriosis can lead to chronic pelvic pain (CPP), infertility, and disability in women.
Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis was designed to treat women with this chronic condition in a multidisciplinary fashion. Dr. Jonathan Zaidan has established himself as an expert in diagnosing and treating endometriosis. Dr. Zaidan is trained and credentialed in minimally invasive robotic surgery to treat endometriosis. Working primarily out of McLaren Oakland hospital in Pontiac, MI, Dr. Zaidan can remove most and sometimes all disease through this procedure. According to Dr. Zaidan, “Robotic resection of endometriosis is the most advanced treatment for the disease and can even provide a surgical cure for some individuals. The procedure is minimally invasive, which means no large incisions, patient goes home the same day, and recovery is much easier.”
According to Debbie Henry, NP-C, nurse practitioner at Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis, “Once diagnosis has been confirmed via laparoscopy, typically we start the patient on a six-month regimen of Lupron or Zoladex therapy, to help the body’s natural immune system clear as much of the endometriosis as possible, before going back into surgery for the robotic resection. We have found this protocol to be highly successful for most patients.” After the robotic resection procedure, hormonal control of estrogen is achieved through birth control options such as Depo Provera or a combined oral contraceptive. Hormonal suppression of estrogen retards a resurgence of the disease and allows for a longer lasting treatment.
“Women with endometriosis are dealing with a chronic illness and need specialized care. We just felt that we could not give these patients adequate time and the quality of care that they really needed in a busy OB/GYN setting, sandwiched between routine OB visits and annual exams,” states Zaidan. “We provide an inviting, calming atmosphere here at Women's Excellence in Endometriosis; our patients are dealing with a stressful, chronic condition and the last thing they need is a long wait or an impersonal quick visit. We are able to provide longer patient visits at this center. Our patients really become like family to us,” Henry offered.
Founded by Dr. Jonathan Zaidan, Women's Excellence in Endometriosis is a comprehensive center for women that have either been diagnosed with endometriosis or have the symptoms of endometriosis. Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis utilizes the latest and best treatment protocols to effectively treat the symptoms and sequelae of endometriosis. Whether a woman has known endometriosis or seeking a diagnosis for symptoms of painful intercourse, painful periods, chronic pelvic pain or irregular bleeding, Women's Excellence in Endometriosis is designed to diagnose, treat and improve the symptoms of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain (CPP). Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis treats all women with these symptoms including those women in the teenage years, women who are desiring having a child, as well as women who are done with their childbearing. The knowledgeable, well trained, compassionate physicians and healthcare providers of Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis are now accepting new patients. Call for an appointment today (248) 693-1630 or visit http://www.centerofendometriosis.com.
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