Techniques Used for Imaging in Gynecology
Which sonographic feature, as demonstrated here, is characteristic of cysts?
d. Tip of the iceberg sign
Characteristics of the Doppler technology illustrated below include all EXCEPT which of the following?
b. More sensitive to low flow velocities
c. Directionality of blood flow with dual colors
d. Quantitative measurement of impedance to red blood cell velocity
Which of the following statements is true when performing saline infusion sonography?
a. SIS is best performed within the first 10 days of the menstrual cycle.
b. Touching the uterine fundus when advancing the catheter should be avoided as it can cause pain and false-positive results.
c. The uterine isthmus and endocervical canal should be evaluated as the catheter is withdrawn under sonographic visualization.
Ovarian volume is one of the criteria for the sonographic diagnosis of polycystic ovaries. What is the formula to calculate ovarian volume, where A, B, and C are the ovarian diameters in centimeters?
Reproduced, with permission, from Hoffman BL: Pelvic mass. In Schorge JO, Schaffer JI, Halvorson LM, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 1st ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2008, Figure 17-11.
d. [(A × B × C)/3 + 2.54]/0.7
The sonographic appearance of the endometrium during the menstrual cycle correlates with the phasic changes in its histologic anatomy. Which phase of the cycle is ...