colposcopy

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colposcopy

[käl′päs·kə·pē]
(medicine)
Visual examination of cells of the vagina and cervix by means of an endoscope.
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The authors concluded that endometrial biopsy is not required in women with an ET <4 mm.
However, if bleeding continues or starts after that interval, endometrial biopsy is necessary.
If a woman has a uterus and takes estrogen-only therapy, she should have a yearly endometrial biopsy.
The Goldstein SonoBiopsy Catheter has significantly reduced procedure times and patient discomfort while still producing an excellent sonohysterogram and providing an accurate endometrial biopsy all in the same catheter.
Others reported that a single endometrial biopsy done during hysteroscopy on days 4-7 of the cycle before the embryo transfer cycle leads to a significant increase in clinical pregnancy and live birth rates (72).
Consider treating her, and if it normalizes, there's no need for an endometrial biopsy," she said.
Of these 61 women, 40 had a second evaluable endometrial biopsy specimen and were included in our analysis," he said.
Although guidelines and checklists are available for the examination and reporting of endometrial specimens involving carcinomas, (11,12) I am unaware of a similar effort related to the reporting of all endometrial biopsy or curettage specimens, and have attempted to provide some guidelines in Table 1.
This trial will be a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the efficacy and safety of a single dose of COL-1077 in women undergoing transvaginal pipelle-directed endometrial biopsy.
The American Cancer Society recommends an endometrial biopsy and transvaginal ultrasonography annually between 30 and 35 years of age (JAMA 2006;296:1507-17).
The endometrial biopsy results showed a decrease in endometrial estrogen receptors after patients were treated with mifepristone.
Endometrial biopsy specimens and uterine resections were obtained from the Department of Pathology of Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, and Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.