Transvaginal ultrasound, uterine biopsy and hysteroscopy for postmenopausal bleeding.

  title={Transvaginal ultrasound, uterine biopsy and hysteroscopy for postmenopausal bleeding.},
  author={M G Giusa-Chiferi and Wagner Jos{\'e} Gonçalves and Edmund Chada Baracat and L C de Albuquerque Neto and Cec{\'i}lia Bortoletto and Geraldo Rodrigues de Lima},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={55 1},
OBJECTIVES To determine the importance of endometrial biopsy and transvaginal ultrasound in patients with postmenopausal bleeding. METHODS Eighty patients with postmenopausal bleeding were submitted to transvaginal ultrasound followed by endometrial biopsy. Hysteroscopy and dilatation and curettage were carried out to confirm normality of the uterine cavity. RESULTS The endometrial echo could be visualized in all patients with postmenopausal bleeding. The biopsy failed to detect one case (1… CONTINUE READING


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