Endometrial biopsy

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The endometrial biopsy is a medical procedure that involves taking a tissue sample of the lining of the uterus.wikipedia
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Endometrial cancer

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Endometrial cancer is commonly diagnosed by endometrial biopsy or by taking samples during a procedure known as dilation and curettage.

Vaginal bleeding

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Endometrial polyps are benign growths that are typically detected during gynecologic ultrasonography and confirmed using saline infusion sonography or hysteroscopy, often in combination with an endometrial biopsy providing histopathologic confirmation.

Uterine cancer

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Diagnosis of endometrial cancer is typically based on an endometrial biopsy.

Endometrial hyperplasia

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Tao brush

Rather than using a suction tube, this method uses the Tao Brush to gently brush the lining of the uterus.
The Tao brush is a medical instrument used to perform an alternative method of endometrial biopsy, for the purpose of detecting endometrial cancer.

Uterus

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Meanwhile, the pipelle is rotated and moved outwards from the fundus to the internal os to collect small pieces of endometrial tissue.

Endometrium

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The endometrial biopsy is a medical procedure that involves taking a tissue sample of the lining of the uterus.

Histology

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The tissue subsequently undergoes a histologic evaluation which aids the physician in forming a diagnosis.

Gynecologic ultrasonography

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Transvaginal ultrasonography is generally done before obtaining an endometrial biopsy as it may help in the gynecologic diagnosis, or even make the taking of a biopsy superfluous if the lining is thin.

Dilation and curettage

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A more thorough histologic evaluation can be obtained by a dilatation and curettage, which requires anesthesia.

Progesterone

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Pregnancy test

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Therefore, women in the reproductive years may need a pregnancy test before a biopsy is taken to assure that the test is not done during a pregnancy.

Pelvic inflammatory disease

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Other contraindications are pelvic inflammatory disease and coagulopathies.

Vaginismus

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An endometrial biopsy usually cannot be done as an office procedure in children, young women, women with vaginismus, or women with cervical stenosis.

Stenosis of uterine cervix

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An endometrial biopsy usually cannot be done as an office procedure in children, young women, women with vaginismus, or women with cervical stenosis.

Anesthesia

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If necessary, an examination under anesthesia could be performed at which time a biopsy could be taken.

Uterine perforation

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A uterine perforation or an infection are rare complications.

Ibuprofen

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Patients, in general, may want to take some pain medication (such as ibuprofen) before the procedure and inquire about local anesthesia.

Local anesthesia

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Patients, in general, may want to take some pain medication (such as ibuprofen) before the procedure and inquire about local anesthesia.