J Gynecol Obstet Hum Reprod 2021 Jun 7:102182. Epub 2021 Jun 7.
Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece.
Purpose: To evaluate the proposed criteria in a large sample and in additional subgroups in order to test the validity of the hysteroscopic features widely-accepted as suggestive of CE METHOD(S): All patients (n: 2675) underwent outpatient hysteroscopy, with the vaginoscopic approach technique. Hysteroscopic features such as, stromal oedema, diffuse or focal hyperaemia, "strawberry aspect", micropolyposis and endometrial polyps, are often indicate the presence of chronic endometritis. All hysteroscopic features, alone and in combination were applied in 7 (seven) different subgroups of the sample: total sample, women in reproductive age, women with infertility issues/IVF screening, women with history of recurrent miscarriages, menopausal women, and women with hysteroscopic indication of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) in women of reproductive age and postmenopausal bleeding (PMB). Read More