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Do endometrial injury by means of endometrium biopsy improves implantation rates?

Do endometrial injury by means of endometrium biopsy improves implantation rates?

No!: This is sort of an older idea: interesting concept but very few experts believe this nowadays. Endometrial biopsy to "improve implantation rates" should absolutely not be done routinely. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


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I am 40 recently had endometrial biopsy with report says proliferative endometrium with fibrinous what does this mean?

I am 40 recently had endometrial biopsy with report says proliferative endometrium with fibrinous what does this mean?

Endometrial 2 phases: The endometrium(lining of the womb) grows in two phases. The first half of the cycle it is "proliferative" in response to estrogen. the second half of the cycle post ovulation is "secretory", normally. A biopsy was take due to concerns for cancer and your report shows "estrogen only" phase stimulation. At age 40 your MD may add progesterone to decrease the risk of endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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What is mycobacterium tuberculosis complex? My endometrium biopsy report says this.

What is mycobacterium tuberculosis complex? My endometrium biopsy report says this.

Clarify with doc: It is either mycobacterium tuberculosis or mycobacterium avium or something else. Probably the lab is working on it. Clarify with your doc although the final result may take a few more days. ...Read more

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Insulin resist...Ultrasound shows thickened endometrium. Biopsy peformed today. Cycle averages 40 days (5 days of bleeding). Possible causes/outcomes?

Insulin resist...Ultrasound shows thickened endometrium. Biopsy peformed today. Cycle averages 40 days (5 days of bleeding). Possible causes/outcomes?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Endometrial biopsy says profilferative endometrium with focal ciliated metaplasia. I have history of tickened endometrium and with irregular menstrual?

Endometrial biopsy says profilferative endometrium with focal ciliated metaplasia. I have history of tickened endometrium and with irregular menstrual?

It is not cancer: This report indicates an overgrown proliferative endometrium which has not been exposed to progesterone. Estrogen only will produce such a situation and bears watching because the endometrium could go forward to endometrial cancer unless combated by progesterone Rx. ...Read more

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What does this mean?Endometrial biopsy:benign proliferative endometrium with ciliated cell metaplasia without hyperplasia or malignancy

What does this mean?Endometrial biopsy:benign proliferative endometrium with ciliated cell metaplasia without
hyperplasia or malignancy

Normal : It's benign tissue that shows estrogen effect (proliferative endometrium), cell changes that are benign (ciliated metaplasia) & no precancerous or cancerous cells. It's normal and usually means you can avoid major surgery if you have bleeding. Consider hormonal management or an ablation if you have bleeding problems. Take care. ...Read more

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I had my transvaginal ultrasound on my 5th day of menses and found to have an endometrium size of 1.19cm. I was advised to have an endometrial biopsy?

I had my transvaginal ultrasound on my 5th day of menses and found to have an endometrium size of 1.19cm. I was advised to have an endometrial biopsy?

Likely/ Possible: If you are having very heavy bleeding or post menopausal bleeding and your doctor has advised an endometrial biopsy, then you should follow through and get it done. However, to really answer this question properly, more information would be needed. Follow your GYN doctors recommendation please. ...Read more

Endometrium (Definition)

The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if ...Read more


Dr. Deepali Kashyap
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Endometrial Biopsy (Definition)

Endometrial biopsy: a common procedure for sampling the inner lining of ...Read more