Detection of ovaries by transvaginal sonography in postmenopausal women.

  title={Detection of ovaries by transvaginal sonography in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Erica L. Gollub and Carolyn Westhoff and I E Timor-Tritsch},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  volume={3 6},
A total of 230 apparently healthy postmenopausal women underwent transvaginal sonography and pelvic examination. The mean ovarian volume was 3.1 cm(3) with a range of 0.4-57.4 cm(3) and fewer than 5% (4.8%) of the subjects had a mean volume exceeding two standard deviations of the sample mean. Transvaginal sonography successfully imaged 64% of reported ovaries overall, although the proportion of ovaries imaged varied by sonographer. The poorer imaging rates found in this study, as compared with… CONTINUE READING