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Use of the D-Score for Predicting Outcome of Endometrial Hyperplasia

Purpose:

To use the D-score of Baak et al to evaluate an endometrial biopsy showing hyperplasia for the risk of progression to cancer.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

N85

Description:

The D-score (D for discriminant) is derived from morphometric analysis of an endometrial biopsy showing hyperplasia. It can be used to predict the likelihood of progression to adenocarcinoma. Dr Baak is from the Free University Medical Centre in Amsterdam.

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