Bruner-Tran KL, Osteen KG, Duleba AJ. Simvastatin protects against the development of endometriosis in a nude mouse model. The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 2009 Jul;94(94). 2489-94. PMID: 19366846 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC2708947
Endometriosis is a common condition associated with infertility and pelvic pain in women. Recent in vitro studies have shown that statins decrease proliferation of endometrial stroma (ES) and inhibit angiogenesis.