The accuracy of transvaginal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of endometrial abnormalities.

@article{Dijkhuizen1996TheAO,
  title={The accuracy of transvaginal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of endometrial abnormalities.},
  author={F. P. H. L. J. Dijkhuizen and Hans A. M. Br{\"o}lmann and Annemarie E Weis Potters and Marlies Y. Bongers and Alois P. Heinz},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1996},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={345-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of transvaginal ultrasonography for endometrial abnormalities in women with abnormal uterine bleeding. METHODS In a prospective study, 136 consecutive patients underwent transvaginal ultrasonography, hysteroscopy, and endometrial sampling through suction curettage or directed biopsy. The ultrasonographic findings were evaluated on the basis of the final diagnosis established by hysteroscopy and histologic examination. Receiver operating… CONTINUE READING

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