Yıl 1999, Cilt 12 , Sayı 3, Sayfalar 130 - 133 2016-12-03

THE CORRELATION BETWEEN UTERINE ARTERY DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY RESULTS AND ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS VERSUS HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS IN WOMEN WITH PERIMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING

Rıfat ERDEN [1] , Nurettin AKA [2] , Ülkü TAŞKIN [3] , Eşref YAZICIEĞLU [4] , Ayşe ÖNAL [5]


Objective: We have aimed at investigating the correlation between uterine artery flow waves and endometrial thickness as well as histopathologic changes in women who presented with either peri or postmenopausal bleeding as transvaginal ultrasonography is obviously less invasive than curettage; the low rate of morbidity or even mortality that exists for curettage is a disadvantage.
Methods: We performed Doppler studies of the uterine artery in 78 women with postmenopausal and perimenopausal bleeding. In all of the patients diagnostic curettage was performed 1 to 7 days after ultrasonography. The curettage material obtained was examined at the Pathology Department of our hospital for histopathologic diagnosis. The specificity and sensitivity of the endometrial thickness and uterine artery resistance index (Rl) were evaluated to diagnose the malignant changes of the endometrium.
Results: Fifty-seven women had non-malignant changes and 21 women had malignant changes on histologic examination of the endometrium. Uterine fibroids were detected in 18 women. When malignant changes were detected in the endometrium, uterine artery resistance index was always below 0.80. The mean uterine artery resistance index was significantly lower in the group of women with pathologic changes of the endometrium (Rl=0.706±0.085) compared to the group with non-pathologic changes (0.821 ±0.072) (p<0.0005). In five of six patients with endometrial carcinoma, blood vessels were detected around the myometrium and endometrium by using color flow imaging. Their Rl was always less than 0.50. All six women with endometrial carcinoma, but only eleven of 15 women with endometrial hyperplasia, had endometrial thickness greater than 5 mm.
Conclusion: Doppler velocimetry of the uterine artery is useful (100%) for detecting pathologic changes of the endometrium in patients presenting with perimenopausal bleeding. The presence of high resistance in the uterine artery, may allow a more conservative approach in this group of patients.
Key Words: Perimenopausal bleeding,
Endometrial histopathology, Doppler velocimetry.

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Bölüm Original Research
Yazarlar

Yazar: Rıfat ERDEN

Yazar: Nurettin AKA

Yazar: Ülkü TAŞKIN

Yazar: Eşref YAZICIEĞLU

Yazar: Ayşe ÖNAL

Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 3 Aralık 2016

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APA ERDEN, R , AKA, N , TAŞKIN, Ü , YAZICIEĞLU, E , ÖNAL, A . (2016). THE CORRELATION BETWEEN UTERINE ARTERY DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY RESULTS AND ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS VERSUS HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS IN WOMEN WITH PERIMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING. Marmara Medical Journal , 12 (3) , 130-133 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/marumj/issue/25787/271957
MLA ERDEN, R , AKA, N , TAŞKIN, Ü , YAZICIEĞLU, E , ÖNAL, A . "THE CORRELATION BETWEEN UTERINE ARTERY DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY RESULTS AND ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS VERSUS HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS IN WOMEN WITH PERIMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING". Marmara Medical Journal 12 (2016 ): 130-133 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/marumj/issue/25787/271957>
Chicago ERDEN, R , AKA, N , TAŞKIN, Ü , YAZICIEĞLU, E , ÖNAL, A . "THE CORRELATION BETWEEN UTERINE ARTERY DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY RESULTS AND ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS VERSUS HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS IN WOMEN WITH PERIMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING". Marmara Medical Journal 12 (2016 ): 130-133
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ISNAD ERDEN, Rıfat , AKA, Nurettin , TAŞKIN, Ülkü , YAZICIEĞLU, Eşref , ÖNAL, Ayşe . "THE CORRELATION BETWEEN UTERINE ARTERY DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY RESULTS AND ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS VERSUS HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS IN WOMEN WITH PERIMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING". Marmara Medical Journal 12 / 3 (Aralık 2016): 130-133 .
AMA ERDEN R , AKA N , TAŞKIN Ü , YAZICIEĞLU E , ÖNAL A . THE CORRELATION BETWEEN UTERINE ARTERY DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY RESULTS AND ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS VERSUS HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS IN WOMEN WITH PERIMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING. Marmara Med J. 2016; 12(3): 130-133.
Vancouver ERDEN R , AKA N , TAŞKIN Ü , YAZICIEĞLU E , ÖNAL A . THE CORRELATION BETWEEN UTERINE ARTERY DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY RESULTS AND ENDOMETRIAL THICKNESS VERSUS HISTOPATHOLOGICAL RESULTS IN WOMEN WITH PERIMENOPAUSAL BLEEDING. Marmara Medical Journal. 2016; 12(3): 133-130.