Picture Endometrium is the inner lining of uterus (womb). Endometrial cancers are seen mainly in the postmenopausal women. It presents with abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain & weight loss. Diagnosis is confirmed by an endometrial biopsy (dilatation & curettage). This biopsy gives a guideline about the extent of surgery required. Imaging (CT or MRI) is required to plan the surgery.
Type of Surgery Based on Histology & Extent of Disease: