How relevant are ACOG and SGO guidelines for referral of adnexal mass?

  title={How relevant are ACOG and SGO guidelines for referral of adnexal mass?},
  author={Amy C Dearking and Giovanni Damiano Aletti and Michaela E. McGree and Amy L. Weaver and Marla-Kay Sommerfield and William A. Cliby},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={110 4},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate referral guidelines published by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO), which provide guidance about when to refer a patient with a pelvic mass to a gynecologic oncologist. METHODS Data from consecutive patients evaluated for pelvic mass were collected prospectively over a 5-year period. The performance characteristics of the ACOG/SGO referral guidelines for detection of primary and metastatic ovarian… CONTINUE READING


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