What is the purpose of Ultrasound Gynecological Examination?
Ultrasound gynceological examination is indicated for chronic pelvic and back pain, prolonged and excessive menstrual periods, pain during periods, for vaginal bleeding/spotting in between periods or after menopause. During examination uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes are visuilized and measurement of endometrial lining is perfomred.
Following diseases are diagnosed by performing ultrasound:
Benign and malignant ovarian masses
Polycystic ovarian syndrom (PCOS)
Serial ultrasound gynecological examinations are also used for monitoring of ovarian follicular maturation.
How is the examination performed?
This examination is performed through transabdominal and/or transvaginal approaches. It is recommended to have full urinary bladder before perfoming transabdominal ultrasound examination.