International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Reassessment of endometrial samples.

PatientMacroscopicAmount (cm2)QualityDiagnosis

15 mL mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
2Tissue 15 × 3 mm<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
30.5 mL tissue<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
4Just mucus and blood<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
51 mL tissue<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
6Just mucus and blood<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
7Some tissue 1 to 4 mm<0.5Superficial endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
8Some white tissue<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
9Red/brown mucinous tissue<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
10Very little mucinous tissue<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
11Very little grey/red material <0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
12Some grey/red tissue fragments maximum 3 cm >2.0Large amount of endometrial tissueHyperplasia without atypia
13Little grey/brown material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
14Hardly any material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
15Very little grey/brown material <0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
16 1 mL mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
17 0.5 mL mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
18<0.5 mL mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
19Some tissue fragments <0.5 mm<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
200.5 mL mucinous bloody material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
2115 mL mucinous material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
22<0.25 mL mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
23Some mucinous fragments<0.5Superficial endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
240.5 mL mucinous bloody material<0.5Superficial endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
250.5 mL material<0.5Superficial endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
26Some very small fragments<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
270.5 mL mucinous material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
28<0.5 mL mucinous material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
29Three mucinous fragments 1-2 mm<0.5Superficial endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
300.5 mL mucinous material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
31<0.25 mL mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
320.25 mL mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
33<0.2 mL material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
34Just mucus<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
350.2 mL material<0.5Superficial endometrial tissueNo diagnosis
36Mucinous material<0.5No endometrial tissueNo diagnosis