Accuracy of endometrial thickness in detecting benign endometrial pathology in postmenopausal women.

@article{SkaznikWikiel2010AccuracyOE,
  title={Accuracy of endometrial thickness in detecting benign endometrial pathology in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Malgorzata E Skaznik-Wikiel and John Eric Jelovsek and Brenda Andrews and Linda D. Bradley},
  journal={Menopause},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={104-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether an endometrial thickness less than 5 mm on transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) is sufficient to exclude benign endometrial lesions in postmenopausal women with bleeding and to determine a cutoff value below which benign endometrial pathology could be ruled out. METHODS Electronic medical records of consecutive postmenopausal women presenting with vaginal bleeding suspicious for benign pathology were reviewed between September 2002 and… CONTINUE READING

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