[Hygiene in endovaginal gynecologic and obstetrical ultrasound in 2008].

@article{Chalouhi2009HygieneIE,
  title={[Hygiene in endovaginal gynecologic and obstetrical ultrasound in 2008].},
  author={Gihad E Chalouhi and Laurent Julien Salomon and Ph Marelle and J. P. Bernard and Yves Ville},
  journal={Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie de la reproduction},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={43-50}
}
Hygiene of ultrasound probes is a hot topic in obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound. The issue concerns mainly the risk of contamination and the need for specific procedures to ensure a high degree of protection against infectious diseases, even if a disposable barrier cover is used. As there are no referenced quality criteria for these disposable probe covers, it is crucial to verify that they are CE marked. The use of condoms as probe covers is not recommended even though they present a lower… CONTINUE READING