The utility of preoperative endometrial sampling for the detection of uterine sarcomas.

@article{Bansal2008TheUO,
  title={The utility of preoperative endometrial sampling for the detection of uterine sarcomas.},
  author={Nisha Bansal and Thomas J. Herzog and William M. J. Burke and Carmel J. Cohen and J. D. Wright},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={110 1},
  pages={43-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Uterine sarcomas are aggressive cancers, often not recognized prior to surgical exploration. The goal of this study was to determine the utility of endometrial sampling in detecting uterine sarcomas and to examine factors associated with diagnostic inaccuracy. METHODS All uterine tumors identified at hysterectomy from 1990 to 2006 were reviewed. Included patients underwent preoperative endometrial sampling reviewed at our center. Pathologic data was documented through review of… CONTINUE READING

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