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2022 Jul-Sep

J Reprod Infertil



Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor as a Non-invasive Biomarker for Detection of Endometriosis.


Dwiningsih S R, Meilani C, Hadi S
J Reprod Infertil. 2022 Jul-Sep; 23(3):207-212.
PMID: 36415495.


Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent chronic progressive gynecological disease that affects around 10% of women of reproductive age. A recent study shows that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has the potential as a clinical marker in the diagnosis of endometriosis. We aimed to determine whether BDNF levels are correlated with pain scores associated with endometriosis.