Revista de Obstetricia y Ginecología de Venezuela
Print version ISSN 0048-7732
SCUCCES, María. Epidemiología del carcinoma de endometrio. Rev Obstet Ginecol Venez [online]. 2010, vol.70, n.1, pp. 37-41. ISSN 0048-7732.
Objective: To know risk factors related to the endometrial cancer and to evaluate the incidence. Method: Analytical, epidemiological and retrospective study, of 44 cases of patients with endometrial cancer happened between 1999 and 2007. Setting: Hospital Central de Maracay. Results: Patients were 31.8 % between 50-59 years of age. Body mass index 24.9 % was obese. Postmenopausal were 32.4 % between 51-55 years of age. Parity between 5 or more: 36.4 %. Histologic type 88.8 % was adenocarcinoma. FIGO staging was 1b: 16 %. Conclusion: Women with more risk for endometrial cancer are advanced age, obese, and postmenopausal.
Keywords : Endometrial cancer; Menopause; Risk factors.