sonohysterography

sonohysterography

(sō″nō-hĭs″tĕ-rŏg′ră-fē, sŏ″) [L. sonus, sound + ″]
Instillation of 10 to 20 ml of saline into the uterus to enhance ultrasonic imaging and help determine the cause of abnormal uterine bleeding, female infertility, or to identify uterine masses.
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Sanfilippo: Apropos to your comment, is there a role for a sonohysterography in this population?
Evaluation of intrauterine structural pathology by three-dimensional sonohysterography using an extended imaging method.
If intracavitary pathology, such as submucosal fibroids or endometrial polyps, is suspected, additional imaging with saline infusion sonohysterography (SIS) should be performed.
The patient had a 3D saline infusion sonohysterography on day 12 of the cycle, which revealed a normal uterine cavity.
Sonohysterography versus hysteroscopy for diagnosing endouterine abnormalities in fertile women.
Sonohysterography is superior to transvaginal ultrasound (with a sensitivity of 80% vs.
Our experience shows that the first step in all bleeding cases was to evaluate the uterine cavity by ultrasound, but sometimes it was difficult to distinguish between placental tissue and blood clots, however ultrasonography combining Gray Scale-Color Doppler and sonohysterography is the best predictor in women with a suspicion of RPOC.
Camargos, "Diagnostic accuracy of sonohysterography, transvaginal sonography, and hysterosalpingography in patients with uterine cavity diseases," Fertility and Sterility, vol.
Objective: To evaluate the importance of saline infusion Doppler sonohysterography (SIS-D) in the assessment of transvaginal ultrasound (TVUSG)-suspected intrauterine mass lesions in women complaining about abnormal uterine bleeding with respect to hysteroscopy (H/S) and pathologic diagnosis.
Mladkova, "Diagnostic value of sonohysterography in the determination of fallopian tube patency as an initial step of routine infertility assessment," Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, vol.
* Sonohysterography. A saline solution is injected into your uterus, and ultrasound is used to visualize the uterine cavity.
Effectiveness of sonohysterography in infertile patient work-up: a comparison with transvaginal ultrasonography and hysteroscopy.