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Role of imaging in female infertility [Dr. K.M. Rai Memorial Oration Award].

Rastogi R - Indian J Radiol Imaging (2010)

Bottom Line: Though hysterolaparoscopy is the gold-standard investigation, USG is usually the first-line investigation.MRI has expanded the usefulness of imaging in female infertility.This pictorial essay reviews the role of imaging in the evaluation of female infertility.

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Affiliation: Yash Diagnostic Center, Yash Hospital & Research Center, Civil Lines, Kanth Road, Moradabad (UP), India.

ABSTRACT
Infertility in females is multifactorial in origin. Though hysterolaparoscopy is the gold-standard investigation, USG is usually the first-line investigation. MRI has expanded the usefulness of imaging in female infertility. This pictorial essay reviews the role of imaging in the evaluation of female infertility.

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Endometrioma. Transvaginal gray-scale (A), 3D color USG (B) USG, axial T2W (C) and T1W (D) MRI images show an endometrioma (arrows) on the right side and a polycystic ovary (arrowhead) on the left side in two different patients. Note the thick septae in the endometrioma (arrow in A)
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Figure 0006: Endometrioma. Transvaginal gray-scale (A), 3D color USG (B) USG, axial T2W (C) and T1W (D) MRI images show an endometrioma (arrows) on the right side and a polycystic ovary (arrowhead) on the left side in two different patients. Note the thick septae in the endometrioma (arrow in A)

Mentions: Other signs of PID include probe tenderness, thickening of the tubes (mural thickness more than 5 mm) and tubo-ovarian masses (tube and ovary identifiable but inseparable).


Role of imaging in female infertility [Dr. K.M. Rai Memorial Oration Award].

Rastogi R - Indian J Radiol Imaging (2010)

Endometrioma. Transvaginal gray-scale (A), 3D color USG (B) USG, axial T2W (C) and T1W (D) MRI images show an endometrioma (arrows) on the right side and a polycystic ovary (arrowhead) on the left side in two different patients. Note the thick septae in the endometrioma (arrow in A)
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Figure 0006: Endometrioma. Transvaginal gray-scale (A), 3D color USG (B) USG, axial T2W (C) and T1W (D) MRI images show an endometrioma (arrows) on the right side and a polycystic ovary (arrowhead) on the left side in two different patients. Note the thick septae in the endometrioma (arrow in A)
Mentions: Other signs of PID include probe tenderness, thickening of the tubes (mural thickness more than 5 mm) and tubo-ovarian masses (tube and ovary identifiable but inseparable).

Bottom Line: Though hysterolaparoscopy is the gold-standard investigation, USG is usually the first-line investigation.MRI has expanded the usefulness of imaging in female infertility.This pictorial essay reviews the role of imaging in the evaluation of female infertility.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Yash Diagnostic Center, Yash Hospital & Research Center, Civil Lines, Kanth Road, Moradabad (UP), India.

ABSTRACT
Infertility in females is multifactorial in origin. Though hysterolaparoscopy is the gold-standard investigation, USG is usually the first-line investigation. MRI has expanded the usefulness of imaging in female infertility. This pictorial essay reviews the role of imaging in the evaluation of female infertility.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus