Benefits and limitations of ultrasonographic evaluation of uterine adnexal lesions in early detection of ovarian cancer.

@article{Varras2004BenefitsAL,
  title={Benefits and limitations of ultrasonographic evaluation of uterine adnexal lesions in early detection of ovarian cancer.},
  author={Michail Varras},
  journal={Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={85-98}
}
  • Michail Varras
  • Published 2004 in Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology
Ovarian cancer is the most frequent cause of death from gynaecological malignancies in the Western world. Most cases of epithelial ovarian cancer are detected at late stages and the resultant overall five-year survival is poor. However, when epithelial ovarian cancer is detected with the disease confined to the ovary the prognosis is favorable. Transvaginal gray-scale ultrasonography and colour Doppler assessment of blood flow have been evaluated as methods to predict risk of malignancy in… CONTINUE READING

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