Comparison between clinical examination, transvaginal sonography and magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of deep endometriosis.

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BACKGROUND Deeply infiltrating endometriosis affecting the retrocervical region and the rectosigmoid generally requires surgical treatment. Clinical examination, transvaginal ultrasonography (TVUS) and pelvic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are useful in the preoperative diagnosis of the involvement of these sites. The objective of this study was to… (More)

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@article{Abro2007ComparisonBC, title={Comparison between clinical examination, transvaginal sonography and magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of deep endometriosis.}, author={Maur{\'i}cio Sim{\~o}es Abr{\~a}o and Manoel Orlando da Costa Gonçalves and Jo{\~a}o A. F. F. Dias and S{\'e}rgio Podgaec and Luciana Pardini Chami{\'e} and Roberto Blasbalg}, journal={Human reproduction}, year={2007}, volume={22 12}, pages={3092-7} }