International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Structured Assessment to Decrease the Amount of Inconclusive Endometrial Biopsies in Women with Postmenopausal Bleeding

Table 1

Items for assessment of the adequacy of an endometrial biopsy sample.


Estimated amount of materialNo material
<0.5 cm2
0.5–1.0 cm2
1.0–2.0 cm2
>2.0 cm2

Quality of materialNo endometrial tissue
Only superficial endometrial tissue
A large amount of endometrial tissue