Surveillance of breast cancer patients following primary therapy

Rellias I, Marinopoulos S, Zagouri F, Dimitrakakis C

Objective: To offer a summary of evidence-based recommendations for the surveillance of breast cancer patients after primary treatment. Quality of evidence: A literature search was conducted in Pubmed/MEDLINE using the terms: breast cancer, follow-up, surveillance, survivorship, guidelines and survivorship care plans, with focus on review of recent guidelines published by major cancer organizations…

Research Article

Comparative study of endometrial imaging and cytologic evaluation in perimenopause for the timely diagnosis of endometrial cancer

Vaitsi V, Moschaki V, Chatzistamatiou K, Tsertanidou A, Athanatos D, Athanasiou Ε, Loufopoulos Α, Tarlatzis Β, Agorastos T

Ιntroduction: The aim of the present study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of sono – hysterography alone or combined with liquid-based cytology (LBC) of endometrium for endometrial lesions detection in perimenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB)…

The contribution of the transvaginal hysterosonography in the evaluation of postmenopausal bleeding

Skartados N, Kalmandis K, Papadoniou N, Daskalakis G, Mesogitis S, Antsaklis A

The aim of our study was to identify the role of transvaginal hysterosonography (HS) in postmenopausal women with unexplained bleeding. Sixty six women with unexplained metrorrhage, aged between 49 and 64 years were included in the study. After a transvaginal ultrasound, a saline hysterosonography was performed in all cases. Following this, all women were referred for dilatation …