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An assessment of the Mi-Mark endoemtrial sampling technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7358859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
One hundred and twenty cytological smears and 106 histological specimens were obtained from 115 patients using a new technique of endometrial sampling. It proved an atraumatic procedure and was well accepted by the patients. Some problems were encountered in the preparation of satisfactory cytological specimens and in their interpretation. The method was not completely reliable for detecting endometrial pathology and is therefore considered unsuitable for monitoring patients on hormone replacement therapy. It was found to be useful as a gynaecological outpatient technique for sampling the endometrium when formal curettage was unsuccessful, in avoiding the necessity for a preoperative curettage to confirm suspected carcinoma, and in the investigation of infertility.
Authors:
J Crow; H Gordon; E Hudson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1980 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-05-30     Completed Date:  1980-05-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-80     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / pathology
Adult
Aged
Biopsy / methods
Curettage
Endometrium / pathology*
Female
Genital Diseases, Female / pathology*
Humans
Infertility, Female / pathology
Menstruation
Middle Aged
Uterine Diseases / pathology
Uterine Neoplasms / pathology
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