The vaginal epithelium in the postmenopause--cytology, histology and pH as methods of assessment.

@article{Nilsson1995TheVE,
  title={The vaginal epithelium in the postmenopause--cytology, histology and pH as methods of assessment.},
  author={Kurt Nilsson and Bj{\"o}rn Risberg and Gun Heimer},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={51-6}
}
In the study of postmenopausal vaginal oestrogen deficiency, an objective assessment of the vaginal epithelium is necessary. The present study was undertaken to evaluate different methods for assessing the vaginal epithelium, during atrophic and mature conditions. The vaginal epithelium was assessed by clinical examination, pH and vaginal cytology, including morphometric analysis, before and after oestrogen treatment. Biopsies of the vaginal wall were studied using descriptive histology and… CONTINUE READING