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Analysis of endometrial thickness measured by transvaginal ultrasonography in obese patients

Isabela Corrêa Barboza, Daniella de Batista Depes, Ilzo Vianna Júnior, Marisa Teresinha Patriarca, Raquel Martins Arruda, João Alfredo Martins, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2838

ObjectiveTo compare the endometrial echo values obtained by transvaginal ultrasonography with the body mass index of postmenopausal patients; to verify if there is higher prevalence of endometrial thickening in women with body mass index ≥30.MethodsThis is an analytical and cross-sectional study that evaluated 294 patients. Postmenopausal women were included, and those on hormone therapy were excluded. The variables evaluated were body mass index (considering obesity if >30), number of pregnancies, years since menopause, and age. These variables were correlated with […]