Transvaginal sonographic features of peritoneal carcinomatosis.

@article{Savelli2005TransvaginalSF,
  title={Transvaginal sonographic features of peritoneal carcinomatosis.},
  author={Luca Savelli and Pierandrea De Iaco and Marcello Ceccaroni and Tullio Ghi and Michela Ceccarini and Renato Seracchioli and Bruno Cacciatore},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={552-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Peritoneal carcinomatosis involves the dissemination of intra-abdominal tumor tissue often associated with gynecological malignancies. The objective of this study was to describe the transvaginal sonographic appearance of this condition. METHODS The data of 60 patients with surgically and histologically proven peritoneal carcinomatosis were analyzed. Transvaginal sonograms performed within 7 days of admission to the operating theater were re-evaluated in order to identify the… CONTINUE READING