Study may see end of need for invasive endometriosis diagnosis surgery

A new study of women living with endometriosis is underway, exploring the potential of Artificial intelligence (AI), and cutting-edge medical scanning techniques, in order to diagnose women earlier without invasive surgery.

The study is funded by the National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging (NCIMI) and is being carried out by a partnership between King’s Fertility, Perspectum, and GE Healthcare. The DEFEND study is now recruiting patients, with researchers aiming to recruit up to 100 patients who are experiencing the condition at King’s Fertility clinic.

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