The average age of surgical menopause in the United States is 45.5 years, and that of natural menopause is 51.4 years. Therefore, for many women the postmenopausal period is now longer than time of reproductive function. During the postmenopausal years, many problems of the female reproductive tract can affect a woman’s daily functioning, influence her longevity, and alter her feelings of self-esteem. In recent years, awareness of the postmenopausal woman’s needs has increased, and the scope of gynecologic health care has expanded to meet her expectations.
KeywordsEndometrial Carcinoma Estrogen Replacement Therapy Estrogen Deficiency Adnexal Mass Female Reproductive Tract
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