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Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Ovarian and Tamoxifen-Associated Endometrial Pathology

Dirk Timmerman

Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Ovarian and Tamoxifen-Associated Endometrial Pathology

by Dirk Timmerman

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Published by Coronet Books Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gynaecology & obstetrics,
  • Medical

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesActa Biomedica Lovaniensia , No 163
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12846978M
    ISBN 109061868572
    ISBN 109789061868576
    OCLC/WorldCa78212392

    Ultrasound has gradually become the technique of reference for assessment of ovarian dysfunction and uterine pathologies. Thanks to technological advances (high-frequency intracavitary transducers, Doppler techniques), morphologic analysis of the ovaries, the myometrium, and the endometrium has progressively improved. Book Review by: Sonu Chandiram This book is for students and practitioners in gynecology, infertility, radiology, ultrasonography, and urology. It was published nine years ago in , and even by then, the image clarity and quality in ultrasonography had greatly improved compared to what was previously possible many years earlier.

    Serdar E. Bulun, in Yen and Jaffe's Reproductive Endocrinology (Eighth Edition), Ultrasonography. Vaginal ultrasound is the first-line imaging technique to evaluate ovarian endometriomas. The typical endometrioma is a unilocular cyst with homogeneous low-level echogenicity (ground glass echogenicity) of the cyst fluid (see Fig. ).The sensitivity and the . However, until the histology/pathology of the ultrasonography findings are established, it seems appropriate to continue to use standard, accepted endometrial thickness cut-off points. The apparent endometrial thickness on TVS seems directly related to duration of Tamoxifen treatment and does not necessarily indicate serious endometrial pathology.

      It is unclear whether the presence of these cysts represents new or ‘reactivated’ adenomyosis or merely a spectrum of tamoxifen‐associated cystic change Saline contrast sonohysterography has been used to refine the assessment of the endometrial cavity in tamoxifen‐treated patients suspected to have endometrial pathology on ultrasound.   From these results, we believe that an endometrial assessment based on transvaginal ultrasonography screening is always recommended before the start of tamoxifen therapy and that the role of tamoxifen in promoting endometrial pathology in menopausal breast cancer patients should be more consistently established through controlled and.


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Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Ovarian and Tamoxifen-Associated Endometrial Pathology by Dirk Timmerman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Ovarian and Tamoxifen-Associated Endometrial Pathology (Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia) [Timmerman, Dirk] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ultrasonography in the Assessment of Ovarian and Tamoxifen-Associated Endometrial Pathology (Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia)Cited by:   Normal Appearance.

Characteristic morphologic changes take place in the uterus and endometrium over time. At birth, the uterus is similar in size to the cervix (– cm), and the endometrium generally appears as a thin, echogenic line (, Fig 1) (, 1).Approximately one-fourth of neonates will have fluid collections within the endometrial cavity (, 1).Cited by: Transvaginal ultrasound assessment of the endometrial cavity allows treatment to be tailored to the specific cause of irregular vaginal bleeding, thus saving women time, money, and exposure to.

Screening for endometrial pathology. Uterine corpus cancer was the fourth most common cancer in women in the UK in (approximately 92% endometrial cancer, the remainder being uterine carcinosarcomas and sarcomas).

The age specific incidence of uterine cancer has increased by 23% since the last census in –Cited by: 4. assessment of fetal viability, determination of fetal sex, identification of ovarian structures and detection of ovarian/uterine abnormalities.

It is important to recognize both normal and abnormal structures on transrectal ultrasound examination. It is also essential to realize that there may be. Other findings include tamoxifen-associated changes, intrauterine fluid collections, and endometrial adhesions.

Although ultrasound (US) is almost always the first modality used in the radiologic work-up of endometrial disease, findings at sonohysterography, hysterosalpingography, magnetic resonance imaging, and computed tomography are often.

Click on the article title to read more. Endometrial thickness is a commonly measured parameter on routine gynecological ultrasound and MRI. The appearance, as well as the thickness of the endometrium, will depend on whether the patient is of reproductive age or postmenopausal and, if of reproductive age, at what point in the menstrual cycle they are examined.

transvaginal and color doppler ultrasound assessment of endometrial pathology in patients with postmenopausal bleeding Article (PDF Available) January with. The assessment of endometrial pathology and tubal patency: a comparison between the use of ultrasonography and x-ray hysterosalpingography for the investigation of infertility patients.

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol ; –4. Pathology of endometrium treated with tamoxifen. Nachtigall N. Endometrial assessment by vaginal ultrasonography before endometrial sampling in patients with postmenopausal bleeding. Am J Obstet Gynecol ; Use of intracavitary saline instillation and transvaginal sonography to detect tamoxifen-associated endometrial polyps.

The types of pathology first identified in the uterus by pelvic ultrasonic scanning included hydatidiform moles and retained products of conception. Kratochwil first described transvaginal ultrasonography inbut it was only after its evaluation of infertility in the s that its full potential was realised.

Introduction. Ovarian neoplasms are uncommon in the pediatric population, with an estimated incidence of cases pergirls per year ().Ovarian malignancy in children and adolescents is reported in 10%–20% of all ovarian masses or neoplasms and comprises aproximately 1%–2% of all childhood malignancies (2–4).In a series of malignant ovarian tumors (), the age.

These findings suggest that tamoxifen-associated endometrial polyps have higher rates of cell mitotic activity and apoptosis inhibition; these higher rates may play a crucial role in the malignant transformation of such endometrial polyps.

A high prevalence of endometrial carcinoma arises from tamoxifen associated endometrial polyps (Cohen, ). However, endometriomas need to be differentiated from functional ovarian cysts and from ovarian neoplasia. Patient's age, history and physical, prior diagnosis of endometriosis, and tumor marker levels are helpful.

However, transvaginal ultrasonography allows the best assessment of. sis was entitled ‘Ultrasonography in the assessment of ovarian and tamoxifen-associated endometrial pathol-ogy’ and was defended in the gothic halls of the University of Leuven with Professor Stuart Campbell as examiner.

He joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Leuven and was. Rehan Salim, Davor Jurkovic, in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, ENDOMETRIAL HYPERPLASIA AND MALIGNANCY.

Ultrasound measurement of endometrial thickness has become the fundamental step in screening for pathology in women presenting with abnormal bleeding during the peri- and postmenopausal decades. In these women, 10% will have significant endometrial pathology.

Ultrasound in Patients with Postmenopausal Bleeding. The largest amount of data available on the validity of ultrasound screening for the early detection of endometrial carcinoma is on patients with postmenopausal bleeding 5, 6, 7, on these data, the likelihood of developing endometrial carcinoma is lowest when the endometrial thickness, measured vaginally, is low.

Obesity is a risk factor for gynecological pathology, including endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial cancer, and ovarian cancer, and is linked to an increased incidence of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and infertility.

The utility of clinical examination in the assessment of an obese patient is often limited with nonspecific findings. Only about two weeks ago, I stopped Tamoxifen because I found a 7cm ovarian cyst through ultrasound.

I did some google-searches and discovered some important recent studies consistently finding that the pre-menopause women with breast cancer and ER+ (just like me) have % of chance to develop an ovarian cyst after taking Tamoxifen.

Dirk Timmerman, Jan Deprest, Tom Bourne, Ivo Van den Berghe, William P. Collins, Ignace Vergote, A randomized trial on the use of ultrasonography or office hysteroscopy for endometrial assessment in postmenopausal patients with breast cancer who were treated with tamoxifen, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, /S(The absolute risk for endometrial cancer in tamoxifen-treated women was per compared to per in women taking placebo.

There appears to be no benefit in routinely performing pelvic ultrasound and endometrial biopsy in asymptomatic tamoxifen users in order to detect underlying endometrial hyperplasia or cancer.The early detection of ovarian carcinoma continues to be a formidable challenge and an elusive task.

The risk of a woman developing ovarian cancer is 1 in 71 [].Age is a major factor in determining the likelihood of cancer, with age-adjusted rates increasing as age advances [].Multiparity and early age at first birth lower the risk, and personal or family histories of breast or ovarian cancer.