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FIGO classification system (PALM‐COEIN) for causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in nongravid women of reproductive age
There is general inconsistency in the nomenclature used to describe abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), in addition to a plethora of potential causes—several of which may coexist in a given individual.Expand
The FIGO recommendations on terminologies and definitions for normal and abnormal uterine bleeding.
Over the past 5 years there has been a major international discussion aimed at reaching agreement on the use of well-defined terminologies to describe the normal limits and range of abnormalitiesExpand
Fundamentals of Electrosurgery Part I: Principles of Radiofrequency Energy for Surgery
Radiofrequency (RF) electrosurgery used appropriately, it can allow the surgeon to perform a wide spectrum of procedures safely, effectively, and with minimal undesired tissue trauma. Used withoutExpand
The FIGO classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years.
At this juncture, clinical management, education for medical providers, and the design and interpretation of clinical trials have been hampered by the absence of a consensus system for nomenclatureExpand
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding: advances in diagnosis and treatment
  • M. Munro
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in obstetrics & gynecology
  • 1 October 2001
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding occurs during the reproductive years unrelated to structural uterine abnormalities. Ovulatory dysfunctional uterine bleeding occurs secondary to defects in localExpand
A process designed to lead to international agreement on terminologies and definitions used to describe abnormalities of menstrual bleeding.
BACKGROUND There is considerable worldwide confusion in the use of terminologies and definitions around the symptom of abnormal uterine bleeding, and these are leading increasingly to difficulties inExpand
The FIGO systems for nomenclature and classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years: who needs them?
In November 2010, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics formally accepted a new classification system for causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years. TheExpand
Investigation of women with postmenopausal uterine bleeding: clinical practice recommendations.
  • M. Munro
  • Medicine
  • The Permanente journal
  • 30 December 2013
Postmenopausal uterine bleeding is defined as uterine bleeding after permanent cessation of menstruation resulting from loss of ovarian follicular activity. Bleeding can be spontaneous or related toExpand
Consensus statement for the management of chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis: proceedings of an expert-panel consensus process.
OBJECTIVE To develop recommendations for the medical and surgical care of women who present with chronic pelvic pain (CPP) and are likely to have endometriosis as the underlying cause. DESIGN AnExpand
Endometrial ablation versus hysterectomy: STOP-DUB.
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is a common clinical condition that frequently leads to hysterectomy. Endometrial ablation --a "minimally invasive" surgical technique that removes or destroysExpand
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