A pilot study to evaluate the relative efficacy of endometrial biopsy and full curettage in making a diagnosis of endometriosis by the detection of endometrial nerve fibers.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate endometrial biopsy and curettage in detecting small nerve fibers in eutopic endometrium for diagnosis of endometriosis. STUDY DESIGN Endometrial biopsies with precise, consistent technique and curettings were taken from 37 women (20 with endometriosis and 17 without endometriosis). Sensitivity… (More)

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@article{AlJefout2007APS, title={A pilot study to evaluate the relative efficacy of endometrial biopsy and full curettage in making a diagnosis of endometriosis by the detection of endometrial nerve fibers.}, author={Moamar Al-Jefout and Natasha Andreadis and Natsuko Tokushige and Robert Markham and Ian Fraser}, journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology}, year={2007}, volume={197 6}, pages={578.e1-4} }