Published in Law and Health Weekly, May 28th, 2005
A. Simsir and colleagues, New York University, wrote, "We assessed the usefulness of revised Bethesda System reporting of exfoliated benign endometrial cells (EMs) in postmenopausal women. Cervicovaginal cytology specimens with benign EMs in postmenopausal women and 'out-of-phase EMs' in premenopausal women 40 years and older were identified. Cases with histologic follow-up within 12 months were selected."
"There was tissue follow-up for 130 postmenopausal women: 10 (7.7%) had significant findings (endometrial adenocarcinoma, 6 [2...
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