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OBJECTIVE To assess the clinical usefulness of a structured reporting system based on ultrasound findings for management of adnexal masses. METHODS This was a prospective multicenter study comprising 432 adnexal masses in 372 women (mean age, 44.0 (range, 13-78) years) over a 36-month period. Ninety-three (25%) women were postmenopausal and 279 (75%)(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess the diagnostic performance of extended transvaginal sonography for diagnosing deep infiltrating endometriosis. METHODS A prospective study was conducted comprising 51 women (mean age, 32.9 years; range, 23-43 years) with suspected deep infiltrating endometriosis based on clinical symptoms. All women(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe a new reporting system called the Gynecologic Imaging Reporting and Data System (GI-RADS) for reporting findings in adnexal masses based on transvaginal sonography. METHODS A total of 171 women (mean age, 39 years; range, 16-77 years) suspected of having an adnexal mass were evaluated by transvaginal(More)
Thirty one patients with clinical and sonographic diagnosis of ovarian tumor were studied prospectively, with Transvaginal Color Doppler. There were 24 benign and 7 malignant tumors (4 stage I borderline, I stage IA cistoadenocarcinoma and 2 adenocarcinoma stage III). Six malignant tumors had resistance indexes (IR) from 0.17 to 0.55. In one borderline no(More)