Re: Endocervical brushing? (ECB)
I think some sort of ECB is part of LBC (ThinPrep or SurePath) but I am not sure. LBC can be performed in one step or two, and I think mine have usually been two, a spatula for the outside and various pointy things for the inside. I would love to know more about whether ECB are liquid or conventional paps from those of you who have appointments with more knowledgeable doctors coming up. I've read a few studies that suggest ECB is more sensitive than ECC, but I've also read a few studies indicating they were par.