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BACKGROUND To compare different ultrasound-based international ovarian tumour analysis (IOTA) strategies and risk of malignancy index (RMI) for ovarian cancer diagnosis using a meta-analysis approach of centre-specific data from IOTA3. METHODS This prospective multicentre diagnostic accuracy study included 2403 patients with 1423 benign and 980 malignant(More)
BACKGROUND Correct characterisation of ovarian tumours is critical to optimise patient care. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic performance of the International Ovarian Tumour Analysis (IOTA) logistic regression model (LR2), ultrasound Simple Rules (SR), the Risk of Malignancy Index (RMI) and subjective assessment (SA) for preoperative(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if power Doppler ultrasound examination of the endometrium can contribute to a correct diagnosis of endometrial malignancy in women with postmenopausal bleeding and endometrium > or = 5 mm. METHODS Eighty-three women with postmenopausal bleeding and endometrium > or = 5 mm underwent gray-scale and power Doppler ultrasound(More)
PURPOSE Ptosis is a well-recognized confounding factor when interpreting superior visual field defects. As the current technique for eyelid elevation during automated perimetry is cumbersome and inconsistent, we developed a new technique. To evaluate its efficacy and feasibility, we studied a group of glaucoma patients with ptosis and superior visual field(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of using recorded instructions in patients' native language compared with interpreter-assisted instructions on the reliability and duration of the visual field test. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty patients referred for visual field testing were included in the study. Thirty-five had limited or no knowledge of the Hebrew(More)
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