Frequency of the Causes of Postmenopausal Bleeding, Results of a Tertiary Referral Center in Turkey

Yıl: 2021 Cilt: 27 Sayı: 1 Sayfa Aralığı: 65 - 71 Metin Dili: İngilizce DOI: 10.21613/GORM.2019.1007
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Frequency of the Causes of Postmenopausal Bleeding, Results of a Tertiary Referral Center in Turkey

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OBJECTIVE: In this study, we aimed to determine the frequency of etiologic factors that causes postmenopausal bleeding.STUDY DESIGN: For the purpose, a total number of 200 women with postmenopausal bleeding wereincluded in the study. Medical records regarding history, physical examination, and endometrium biopsyof these cases were retrospectively analyzed. The frequency of etiologic factors and relevancy of pathological results with demographic factors were determined.RESULTS: Most frequent histopathologic diagnosis of the women with postmenopausal bleeding wereestablished as endometrial atrophy, endometrial polyp, inadequate material, cancer, proliferative endometrium, endometrial hyperplasia, and other disorders respectively. Contrarily the previous studies,our study showed that estrogen replacement therapy was not a reason for postmenopausal bleeding.CONCLUSION: Although endometrial atrophy is the most frequent cause, postmenopausal bleedingshould promptly be evaluated since endometrial hyperplasia and cancer are frequently the underlyingcause. We found that premalignant and malignant lesions were related to the patients’ BMI (body massindex), duration of postmenopause, the presence of diabetes, determination of thick endometrium by ultrasonography.
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APA NAS T, SERT Ü, GÜLER İ (2021). Frequency of the Causes of Postmenopausal Bleeding, Results of a Tertiary Referral Center in Turkey. GORM:Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine, 27(1), 65 - 71. 10.21613/GORM.2019.1007
Chicago NAS Tuncay,SERT Ümit Yasemin,GÜLER İsmail Frequency of the Causes of Postmenopausal Bleeding, Results of a Tertiary Referral Center in Turkey. GORM:Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine 27, no.1 (2021): 65 - 71. 10.21613/GORM.2019.1007
MLA NAS Tuncay,SERT Ümit Yasemin,GÜLER İsmail Frequency of the Causes of Postmenopausal Bleeding, Results of a Tertiary Referral Center in Turkey. GORM:Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine, vol.27, no.1, 2021, ss.65 - 71. 10.21613/GORM.2019.1007
AMA NAS T,SERT Ü,GÜLER İ Frequency of the Causes of Postmenopausal Bleeding, Results of a Tertiary Referral Center in Turkey. GORM:Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine. 2021; 27(1): 65 - 71. 10.21613/GORM.2019.1007
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