transvaginal scanning

transvaginal scanning

ultrasonography of the female pelvis with the transducer placed inside the vagina.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trans·vag·i·nal scan·ning

(trans-vaj'i-năl skan'ing)
Ultrasonography of the female pelvis with the transducer placed inside the vagina.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Transvaginal scanning obtains the clearest images in gestations less than 8 weeks, but it is important to also have facilities for abdominal scanning for the minority of women who decline a transvaginal scan.
Early detection of caudal regression syndrome with transvaginal scanning. Obstet Gynecol 1990;75:486-90.
Incorporating many images throughout (with additional images in this edition), they cover technical aspects of the transvaginal probe, the basis of transvaginal scanning, ultrasound safety, tissue characterization, and transrectal sonography; uses in obstetrics, gynecology, and infertility; Doppler sonography; and 3D and 4D transvaginal sonography.
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