Reflux in the left ovarian vein: analysis of MDCT findings in asymptomatic women.

@article{Hiromura2004RefluxIT,
  title={Reflux in the left ovarian vein: analysis of MDCT findings in asymptomatic women.},
  author={Tadao Hiromura and Takeshi Nishioka and Seiko Nishioka and Hiroyuki Ikeda and Kazuo Tomita},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2004},
  volume={183 5},
  pages={1411-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to clarify the CT features of ovarian vein reflux in asymptomatic women and to determine the possible cause of the reflux. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred ten multiparous or uniparous and 41 nulliparous asymptomatic women were examined on MDCT. Degree, pathway, and associated findings of ovarian vein reflux were evaluated. We measured the diameters of the left renal vein (LRV), the ovarian veins, and the parauterine veins. Ratios of LRV diameters (lateral… CONTINUE READING
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