Hysteroscopy does not increase the risk of microscopic extrauterine spread in endometrial carcinoma.

@article{Selvaggi2003HysteroscopyDN,
  title={Hysteroscopy does not increase the risk of microscopic extrauterine spread in endometrial carcinoma.},
  author={Luigi Selvaggi and Gennaro Cormio and Oronzo Ceci and Giuseppe Loverro and Ambrogio Cazzolla and Stefano Bettocchi},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          223-7
        }
}
Fluid hysteroscopy has been suspected to cause tumor dissemination in the abdominal cavity in endometrial cancer patients. The aim of our study was to evaluate the incidence of microscopic extrauterine spread according to diagnostic modality (dilatation & curretage, D&C, hysteroscopy, or both) in patients with endometrial carcinoma. A retrospective study was conducted on 147 patients with histologically proven diagnosis of endometrial carcinoma without macroscopic extrauterine disease. Fluid… CONTINUE READING

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