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Table 3 Comparison of pathological results of aspiration biopsy and hysterectomy

From: Aspiration biopsy versus dilatation and curettage for endometrial hyperplasia prior to hysterectomy

Aspiration biopsy n (%) Hysterectomy Concordance to hysterectomy
n (%)
Normal SH CH SAH CAH Carcinoma
SH 40 (26.7) 6 24 3 2 5 0 24 (60.0)
CH 22 (14.7) 2 6 6 0 4 4 6 (27.3)
SAH 4 (2.7) 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 (25.0)
CAH 84 (56.0) 7 7 3 0 31 36 31 (36.9)
Total 150 (100) 0 24 6 1 31 0 62 (41.3) a
  1. Data are mean ± standard deviation or n (%) unless otherwise specified
  2. aKappa value, 0.239 (Fair); diagnostic concordance 41.3% (62 out of 150 pairs); P < 0.001
  3. SH Simple hyperplasia without atypia; CH Complex hyperplasia without atypia; SAH Simple atypical hyperplasia; CAH Complex atypical hyperplasia