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A 46-year-old female asked:

How accurate is an endometrial biopsy if you had one last year w/a hysteroscopy which was normal and a office biopsy last week same results?

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Dr. Leena Varughese
Pathology 13 years experience
Very: I assume that the biopsy was done for symptoms or as f/u for the prior biopsy and/or surveillance. If the findings were normal and the report agrees with your doctor's impression, then it's very accurate.
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Over 90%: A blind endometrial biopsy may sample as little as 4% of the lining but can be 90% accurate the hysteroscopy adds more clarification and it's biopsy can be more accurate.
Dr. Andrew Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Hysteroscopy: If you are having it done to rule out hyperplasia, then its a pretty good test - not perfect. However if bleeding were to be abnormal, you'll still get a better sample in the or with hysteroscopy , directed biopsy, and d and c.

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