Transvaginal colour Doppler in patients with ovarian endometriomas and pelvic pain.

@article{Alczar2001TransvaginalCD,
  title={Transvaginal colour Doppler in patients with ovarian endometriomas and pelvic pain.},
  author={Juan Luis Alc{\'a}zar},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 12},
  pages={2672-5}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this investigation was to correlate ovarian endometrioma vascularization with the presence of pelvic pain. METHODS The presence of blood flow, peak systolic velocity (PSV, cm/s) and lowest pulsatility index (PI), assessed by transvaginal colour Doppler ultrasonography and CA-125 plasma concentrations, were retrospectively analysed in 74 patients who had undergone operations for cystic ovarian endometriosis. Fifty-two patients were asymptomatic (group A) and 22 presented… CONTINUE READING

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