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Endometrial dating pathology

ENDOMETRIUM, ASPIRATION: - ONE MINUTE STRIP OF POSSIBLE NONPROLIFERATIVE ENDOMETRIAL EPITHELIUM, INSUFFICIENT FOR ADEQUATE DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT. ENDOMETRIUM, BIOPSY: - ENDOCERVICAL MUCOSA AND STRIPPED ENDOCERVICAL EPITHELIUM WITHIN NORMAL LIMITS.

The American Academy of Family Physicians offers a comprehensive training course in endometrial biopsy for physicians wanting intensive training.

Nonsterile gloves Lubricating jelly Absorbent pad to place beneath the patient on the examination table Formalin container (for endometrial sample) with the patient's name and the date recorded on the label20 percent benzocaine (Hurricaine) spray with the extended application nozzle Place the following items on a sterile drape covering the Mayo stand with the following items placed on top: Sterile gloves Sterile vaginal speculum Uterine sound Sterile metal basin containing sterile cotton balls soaked in povidone-iodine solution Endometrial suction catheter Cervical tenaculum Ring forceps (for wiping the cervix with the cotton balls)Sterile 4 × 4 gauze (to wipe off gloves or equipment)Sterile scissors (if the physician chooses to cut off the catheter tip to deliver the endometrial sample into the formalin container)Keep sterile cervical dilators available, but do not open the sterile packaging unless the dilators are needed.

Once the physician is sterile-gloved and has placed the speculum, the nurse can spray the benzocaine spray onto the cervix for 5 seconds, avoiding contamination of the sterile speculum with the extended spray nozzle.

ENDOMETRIUM, BIOPSY: - FRAGMENTS OF DETACHED SQUAMOUS EPITHELIUM, ENDOCERVICAL EPITHELIUM AND FOCALLY PROLIFERATIVE ENDOMETRIAL GLANDS.