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Table 3 Comparison of endoscopic pictures between symptomatic (group 1) and asymptomatic (group 2) women (NS statistically not significant, S statistically significant)

From: Ambulatory hysteroscopy results post-menopause: comparative study between patients with and without metrorrhagia

Endoscopic result  Group 1 (n=86) Group 2 (n=150) Statistical significance Total (n=236)
Without pathology 6 (7%) 5 (3.3%) (NS) 11 (4.7%)
Benign polyp 56 (65.1%) 126 (84%) P<0.01 (S) 182 (77.1%)
Other benign lesions
Intrauterine adhesion 3 (3.5%) 3 (2.0%) (NS) 6 (2.5%)
Uterine septum 0 7 (4.7%)   7 (3.0%)
Fibroid 2 (2.3%) 4 (2.7%)   6 (2.5%)
Endometritis 0 1 (0.7%)   1 (0.4%)
Hyperplasia 2 (2.3%) 2 (1.3%) (NS) 4 (1.7%)
Carcinoma 17 (19.8%) 2 (1.3%) P<0.01 (S) 19 (8.1%)