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Clinical Implications of Gynecologic Cancer

  • Georgios E. Hilaris
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Abstract

The postmenopausal patient with new-onset vaginal bleeding should be assessed with transvaginal pelvic sonography. An endometrial thickness of ≤4 mm (ACOG) (or 5 mm by other societies) is a safe cutoff to defer endometrial sampling as the risk or endometrial malignancy is 1% unless the patient has persistent or intermittent bleeding where the risk may be higher [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.2nd Dept. of Gynecologic OncologyHygeia HospitalMarousiGreece
  2. 2.Division of Gynecologic OncologyStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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