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Table 1 Distribution of subjects by age, menstrual status and cytologic diagnosis

From: Cytologic studies of the fallopian tube in patients undergoing salpingo-oophorectomy

  Post-menopause Pre-menopause
Age # Specimens (# patients)a Age # Specimens (# patients)a
Inadequate 74–81 2 (2)   
Benign 54–78 22 (13) 38–55 14 (9)
Atypical 54–69 3 (2) 32–51 4 (3)
Suspicious/malignant 56–86 11 (9)
Total   38 (26)   18 (12)
  1. aA single patient may have two fallopian tube specimens; alternatively both fallopian tubes may have been sampled into a single vial