The value of ultrasonographic tubo-ovarian abscess morphology in predicting whether patients will require surgical treatment.

@article{Kinay2016TheVO,
  title={The value of ultrasonographic tubo-ovarian abscess morphology in predicting whether patients will require surgical treatment.},
  author={Tugba Kinay and Eylem Unlubilgin and Derya Akdag Cirik and Fulya Kayikçioğlu and Mehmet Akif Akgul and Ismail Dolen},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={135 1},
  pages={77-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if the ultrasonographic morphology of a tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA) could be used to predict if a patient will require surgical treatment. METHOD A retrospective cohort study reviewed medical records from patients diagnosed with TOA via ultrasonography between January 2009 and January 2014 at a tertiary referral center in Turkey. Patients with pelvic inflammatory disease and an inflammatory adnexal mass, identified during sonographic examination, were included in the… CONTINUE READING

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