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HERDIN Record #: PCHRD02221110020827 Submitted: 22 February 2011 Modified: 22 July 2013

Comparative analysis of the accuracy of transvaginal ultrasonography, hysterosalpingography and hysteroscopy in the detection of intrauterine pathology in the investigation of female infertility.

Heidy G. Dy-Fernandez,
Delfin A. Tan

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To compare the accuracy of transvaginal ultrasound, hysterosalpingography and hysteroscopy in the detection of intrauterine lesions that may be associated with infertility, the medical records of 452 women who each underwent all three procedures from January 2007 to July 2010 were reviewed. Hysteroscopy appears to have the highest sensitivity for the diagnosis of endometrial polyp, submucous myomas and endometrial hyperplasia. On the other hand, hysterosalpingography has the highest specificity for the diagnosis of endometrial polyp, submucous myomas, endometrial hyperplasia, and intrauterine septa. Combination of procedures improved diagnostic accuracy in terms of specificity.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
Philippine Journal of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Frequency
Annual
Publication Date
January-December 2010
Volume
7
Page(s)
22-29
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