Role of Transvaginal Ultrasonography in Evaluating Premenopausal Women Aged More Than 35 Years With Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
The accuracy of endometrial thickness and endometrial pattern detected by transvaginal ultrasound in predicting endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer.
The endometrial thickness will be measured in millimeter, at the mid-sagittal plane of the uterus, near the uterine fundus. The measurement will be performed 3 times, from basal layer of the anterior to basal layer of the posterior wall of uterine cavity. The average value of 3 measurements will be used for statistical analysis. The endometrial patterns are categorized into 3 groups: Triple-layer appearance Mixed echogenic pattern Hyper-echogenic pattern
Porntip Sirayapiwat, MD, MSc
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University 1873 Rama 4 Road, Patumwan, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
Thailand: Ethical Committee