Thickened endometrium by ultrasound in an asymptomatic postmenopausal woman: No indication for endometrial diagnosis

L. R. Bartelink, A. Timmermans, H. A M Brölmann, B. W J Mol, F. P H L J Dijkhuizen

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Abstract

This article focusses on the subject 'should women without postmenopausal bleeding and a thickened endometrium by transvaginal ultrasound undergo further endometrial investigation? Two cases and the literature show that in asymptomatic postmenopausal women and thickened endometrium further endometrial investigation can be ommited.

Translated title of the contributionThickened endometrium by ultrasound in an asymptomatic postmenopausal woman: No indication for endometrial diagnosis
LanguageDutch
Pages153-156
Number of pages4
JournalNederlands Tijdschrift voor Obstetrie en Gynaecologie
Volume118
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Asyptomatic women
  • Endometrial carcinoma
  • Endometrial thickness
  • Transvaginal ultrasonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Bartelink, L. R., Timmermans, A., Brölmann, H. A. M., Mol, B. W. J., & Dijkhuizen, F. P. H. L. J. (2005). Echoscopisch verdikt endometrium bij een asymptomatische postmenopauzale vrouw: Géén indicatie voor endometriumdiagnostiek. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Obstetrie en Gynaecologie, 118(7), 153-156.