Ultrasound safer than other imaging modalities for imaging female pelvis, say OB/GYN experts

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” … A group of noted obstetricians and gynecologists maintain that ultrasound is more cost-effective and safer than other imaging modalities for imaging the female pelvis and should be the first imaging modality used for patients with pelvic symptoms…”

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Word of the Day – Endometriosis

Word of the Day

EndometriosisThe presence of tissue that normally grows inside the uterus (womb) in an abnormal anatomical location. Endometriosis is very common and may not produce symptoms, or it may lead to painful menstruation. It has also been associated with infertility. Endometriosis occurs most commonly within the Fallopian tubes and on the outside of the tubes and ovaries, the outer surface of the uterus and intestines, and anywhere on the surface of the pelvic cavity. It can also be found, less often, on the surface of the liver, in old surgery scars or, very rarely, in the lung or brain.

To learn more about Endometriosis, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming OB-GYN hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.