Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Comparison of Efficacy of Pipelle Biopsy with Dilatation and Curettage

Farahnaz Farzaneh 1 , * , Mahdi Mohammadi 2 , Abbasali Niazi 3 , Arezoo Eamaeilzadeh 4 and Soodabeh Rezaei 5
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1 Gynecologist, Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Research Center of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
3 Department of Pathology, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
4 Gynacologis, Depatment of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
5 General Gynecologist, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: December 2017, 19 (12); e10892
  • Published Online: December 23, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 7, 2017
  • Revised: July 24, 2017
  • Accepted: December 12, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/zjrms.10892

To Cite: Farzaneh F, Mohammadi M, Niazi A, Eamaeilzadeh A, Rezaei S. Comparison of Efficacy of Pipelle Biopsy with Dilatation and Curettage, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2017 ; 19(12):e10892. doi: 10.5812/zjrms.10892.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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