Iranian Journal of Radiology

Published by: Kowsar

Diagnostic Accuracy of Transvaginal Sonography in the Detection of Uterine Abnormalities in Infertile Women

Maryam Niknejadi 1 , * , Hadieh Haghighi 1 , Firoozeh Ahmadi 1 , Fatemeh Niknejad 1 , Mohammad Chehrazi 2 , Ahmad Vosough 1 and Deena Moenian 1
Authors Information
1 Department of Reproductive Imaging, Reproductive Biomedicine Research Center,Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology and reproductive health, Reproductive Biomedicine Research Center, Royan Institute for Reproductive Biomedicine, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: September 2012, 9 (3); e79461
  • Published Online: September 17, 2012
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 23, 2011
  • Revised: June 30, 2012
  • Accepted: July 28, 2012

To Cite: Niknejadi M, Haghighi H, Ahmadi F, Niknejad F, Chehrazi M, et al. Diagnostic Accuracy of Transvaginal Sonography in the Detection of Uterine Abnormalities in Infertile Women, Iran J Radiol. 2012 ; 9(3):e79461.

Abstract
Copyright © 2012, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iranian Society of Radiology. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Ait Benkaddour Y, Gervaise A, Fernandez H. [Which is the method of choice for evaluating uterine cavity in infertility workup?]. J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2010;39(8):606-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jgyn.2010.08.004. [PubMed: 20870363].
  • 2. Ahmadi F, Zafarani F, Haghighi H, Niknejadi M, Vosugh A. Application of 3D Ultrasonography in detection of uterine abnormalities. IJFS. 2011;4(4):144-7.
  • 3. Shalev J, Meizner I, Bar-Hava I, Dicker D, Mashiach R, Ben-Rafael Z. Predictive value of transvaginal sonography performed before routine diagnostic hysteroscopy for evaluation of infertility. Fertil Steril. 2000;73(2):412-7. doi: 10.1016/S0015-0282(99)00533-6.
  • 4. Salim S, Won H, Nesbitt-Hawes E, Campbell N, Abbott J. Diagnosis and management of endometrial polyps: a critical review of the literature. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2011;18(5):569-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2011.05.018. [PubMed: 21783430].
  • 5. La Sala GB, Blasi I, Gallinelli A, Debbi C, Lopopolo G, Vinci V, et al. Diagnostic accuracy of sonohysterography and transvaginal sonography as compared with hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy: a prospective study. Minerva Ginecol. 2011;63(5):421-7. [PubMed: 21926951].
  • 6. Vercellini P, Cortesi I, Oldani S, Moschetta M, De Giorgi O, Crosignani PG. The role of transvaginal ultrasonography and outpatient diagnostic hysteroscopy in the evaluation of patients with menorrhagia. Hum Reprod. 1997;12(8):1768-71. doi: 10.1093/humrep/12.8.1768. [PubMed: 9308809].
  • 7. Niknejadi M, Ahmadi F, Zafarani F, Khalili G, Ghaderi F, Rashidi Z. Diagnostic accuracy of transvaginalsonogarphy infertile patients with endometrial polyp. IJFS. 2010;3(4):157-60.
  • 8. Torre A, Pouly JL, Wainer B. [Anatomic evaluation of the female of the infertile couple]. J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2010;39(8Suppl 2):S34-44. doi: 10.1016/S0368-2315(10)70029-6.
  • 9. Loverro G, Nappi L, Vicino M, Carriero C, Vimercati A, Selvaggi L. Uterine cavity assessment in infertile women: comparison of transvaginal sonography and hysteroscopy. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2001;100(1):67-71. doi: 10.1016/S0301-2115(01)00434-1.
  • 10. Granberg S, Wikland M, Karlsson B, Norstrom A, Friberg LG. Endometrial thickness as measured by endovaginal ultrasonography for identifying endometrial abnormality. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1991;164(1pt 1):47-52. [PubMed: 1986624].
  • 11. Soares SR, Barbosa dos Reis MM, Camargos AF. Diagnostic accuracy of sonohysterography, transvaginal sonography, and hysterosalpingography in patients with uterine cavity diseases. Fertil Steril. 2000;73(2):406-11.
  • 12. Fedele L, Bianchi S, Dorta M, Vignali M. Intrauterine adhesions:detection with transvaginal US. Radiology. 1996;199(3):757-9. [PubMed: 8638001].
  • 13. Marchetti M, Litta P, Lanza P, Lauri F, Pozzan C. The role of hysteroscopy in early diagnosis of endometrial cancer. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2002;23(2):151-3. [PubMed: 12013114].
  • 14. Narayan R, Goswamy RK. Transvaginal sonography of the uterine cavity with hysteroscopic correlation in the investigation of in-fertility. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1993;3(2):129-33. doi: 10.1046/j.1469-0705.1993.03020129.x. [PubMed: 12797307].
  • 15. Bingol B, Gunenc Z, Gedikbasi A, Guner H, Tasdemir S, Tiras B. Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of saline infusion sonohysterography,transvaginal sonography and hysteroscopy. J ObstetGynaecol. 2011;31(1):54-8. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2010.532246.
  • 16. Gronlund L, Hertz J, Helm P, Colov NP. Transvaginal sonohysterography and hysteroscopy in the evaluation of female infertility,habitual abortion or metrorrhagia. A comparative study. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 1999;78(5):415-8. doi: 10.1034/j.1600-0412.1999.780513.x. [PubMed: 10326887].
  • 17. Cepni I, Ocal P, Erkan S, Saricali FS, Akbas H, Demirkiran F, et al. Comparison of transvaginalsonography, saline infusion sonography and hysteroscopy in the evaluation of uterine cavity pathologies. Aust N Z J ObstetGynecol. 2005;45(1):30-5.
  • 18. Syrop CH, Sahakian V. Transvaginal sonographic detection of endometrialpolyps with fluid contrast augmentation. Obstet Gynecol. 1992;79(6):1041-3. [PubMed: 1579303].
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments