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Table 1 Patients with severe obesity examined in lateral decubitus position

From: Lateral decubitus position to facilitate pelvic examination of the patient with severe obesity

Subject Number Race/
Ethnicity
BMI Para Menopausal Cesarean history Indication Cervix visualized Procedures performed Sample(s) adequate
1 White 58.1 3 Yes No Endometrial hyperplasia Yes Endometrial biopsy Yes
2 White 48.5 1 Yes Yes PMB Yes Office hysteroscopy
Endometrial biopsy
Yes
3 White 49.0 5 Yes No PMB Yes Office hysteroscopy
Endometrial biopsy
No
4 White 60.1 2 Yes Yes Vaginal discharge Yes Pap test Yes
5 White 51.8 0 Yes No PMB Yes Pap test
Office hysteroscopy
Endometrial biopsy
Yes
6 White 59.7 0 No No Irregular menstrual bleeding Yes Office hysteroscopy
Endometrial biopsy
Yes
7 Latino 57.7 3 No Yes Heavy menstrual bleeding Yes Endometrial biopsy Yes
8 White 62.1 3 Yes No PMB Yes Endometrial biopsy Yes
9 White 60.8 2 Yes Yes PMB No Office hysteroscopy Endometrial biopsy Yes
10 White 63.3 3 Yes No Endometrial hyperplasia Yes IUD insertion N/A
11 White 63.2 0 Yes No PMB Yes Office hysteroscopy
Endometrial biopsy
Yes
  1. PMB postmenopausal bleeding, N/A not applicable