To Compare the Diagnostic Effectiveness of Transvaginal Ultrasonography, Sonohisterography and Endometrial Biopsy in Woman with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

  • Ahmet Kökden
  • Erdin Ilter
  • Hakan Karalök
  • E. Can Tüfekçi
  • Figen Temelli

Turk J Obstet Gynecol 2005;2(4):327-331

OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness of saline sonohysterography in abnormal uterine bleeding with endometrial biopsy and transvaginal ultrasound. Design: Controlled clinical study. Settings: Bakirkoy Dr.Sadi Konuk Research and Training Hospital Patients: Total 51 pre and postmenopausal women age between 35 and 73 Interventions: Sonohysterography, endometrial biopsy, transvaginal ultrasound RESULTS: When we compared SIS with endometrail biopsy at the diagnosis of intracavitery lesions like myomas and polyps, endometrial biopsy diagnosed 7 on the other hand SIS diagnosed 12 of pathologies (p

Keywords: abnormal uterine bleeding, endometrial biopsy, sonohysterography, transvaginal ultrasound