Utility of vaginal and rectal contrast medium in MRI for the detection of deep pelvic endometriosis

@article{Chassang2009UtilityOV,
  title={Utility of vaginal and rectal contrast medium in MRI for the detection of deep pelvic endometriosis},
  author={Madleen Chassang and Sebastian Novellas and C{\'e}cile Bloch-Marcotte and J. Delotte and Olivier Toullalan and A. Bongain and Patrick Chevallier},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1003-1010}
}
To study the sensitivity of MRI performed utilising vaginal and rectal opacification with ultrasound gel in the detection of deep pelvic endometriosis. This was a prospective monocentric study. All patients evaluated by the gynaecologist for pelvic pain, endometriosis or infertility were included. Axial and sagittal T2-weighted images were performed both with and without vaginal and rectal opacification with ultrasound gel. Three radiologists, all blinded, interpreted the images with a minimum… CONTINUE READING