Postmenopausal Bleeding

Karen D. Bradshaw, David Tait

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDisorders of Menstruation
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages166-183
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781444332773
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 8 2011

Keywords

  • Accurate patient history - diagnosing postmenopausal bleeding
  • Cervical, endometrial and reproductive tract cancers - abnormal bleeding, with papanicolau smear screening
  • Cervix speculum examination - excluding exocervical polyps or macroscopic cervical tumor
  • Diagnostic algorithm, and endometrial pathology - for postmenopausal bleeding patients
  • Family history of uterine, breast, ovarian or colon cancer - risk for endometrial cancer
  • Menopause and woman's last menstrual period - permanent cessation of ovulation
  • Postmenopausal bleeding
  • Saline infusion sonography (sis) - infusing saline into endometrial cavity during tvus to enhance image
  • Systemic causes - chronic liver disease in disease settings
  • Transvaginal ultrasonography (TVUS) - first-line tool to assess postmenopausal bleeding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Bradshaw, K. D., & Tait, D. (2011). Postmenopausal Bleeding. In Disorders of Menstruation (pp. 166-183). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444391824.ch11