Diagnosis of pelvic endometriosis: fat-suppressed T1-weighted vs conventional MR images.

@article{Ha1994DiagnosisOP,
  title={Diagnosis of pelvic endometriosis: fat-suppressed T1-weighted vs conventional MR images.},
  author={Hyun Kwon Ha and Yen Teak Lim and Hyung Sik Kim and Tae Suk Suh and Hun Ho Song and S J Kim},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1994},
  volume={163 1},
  pages={127-31}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare fat-suppressed T1-weighted with conventional MR images for the diagnosis of endometriosis, focusing on the detectability of peritoneal implants, and to evaluate the usefulness of MR imaging in predicting the severity of disease. SUBJECTS AND METHODS We analyzed the MR images of 31 patients with clinically suspected endometriosis. Laparoscopy confirmed no evidence of disease in two and endometriosis in 29. Conventional T1- and T2-weighted… CONTINUE READING
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