Color Doppler Sonography in Gynecology and Obstetrics

Color Doppler Sonography in Gynecology and Obstetrics

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Color Doppler Sonography in Gynecology and Obstetrics by Werner Schmidt, Asim Kurjak

This beautifully illustrated and formatted book covers all of the established and developing indications for the use of color Doppler ultrasound in gynecology and obstetrics. In gynecology the modality is used to measure blood flow in benign changes of the endometrium as well as malignant tumors of the uterus; screening for ovarian carcinoma, including 3D-power doppler for the assessment of angiogenesis of ovarian tumors; and as an adjunct examination in assessing tumors of the breast.In obstetrics, the imaging method is useful in screening for gestosis and placental insufficiency in early pregnancy; evaluating the umbilical cord; fetal echocardiography and much more.More recent developments show the modality to be helpful in infertility diagnosis and reproductive medicine, providing information on the patency of the fallopian tubes, the quality of the vascularization of the uterus and more.With almost 600 illustrations and 90 useful tables, as well as a text that is highly structured for efficient reading, this text provides practitioners with technical and methodological basics as well as advanced tips for experienced users.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783131615916
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 405
File size: 63 MB
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About the Author

Professor and Director, Dept. of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
Professor, Dept. of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Sveti Duh Hospital, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Table of Contents

Physical and Technical Principles

1 Physical and Technical Principles of Color Doppler Sonography
2 Safety Aspects of Doppler and Color Doppler Sonography

Infertility Evaluation and Assisted Reproduction

3 Uterine Blood Flow in Fertile and Infertile Women
4 Uterine Causes of Infertility
5 Changes in Uterine and Ovarian Perfusion with the Onset of Menopause
6 Color Doppler Sonography for the Optimization of Assisted Reproduction
7 Pulsed Doppler and Color Duplex Sonography in the Assessment of Tubal Patency
8 Abnormalities of Corpus luteum Function
9 Interventional Ultrasound in Reproductive Medicine

Obstetric Ultrasound

10 Doppler Examinations from Folliculogenesis to Early Pregnancy
11 Doppler Evaluation of Early Placentation and the Embryonic Circulation
12 Color Doppler Sonography in Ectopic Pregnancy
13 Physiology of Doppler Flow in Maternal Vessels during Pregnancy
14 Color Doppler Sonography of the Uterine Arteries in Early Pregnancy to Screen for Preeclampsia and Uteroplacental Insufficiency
15 Normal Fetomaternal Doppler Indices in the Second and Third Trimesters of Pregnancy
16 Venous Doppler Sonography

Specific Obstetric Problems

17 Nuchal Cord Diagnosed by Color Doppler Sonography
18 Chronic Placental Insufficiency
19 Severely Abnormal Doppler Findings and Perinatal Abnormalities
20 Fetal Doppler Findings in Late Pregnancy
21 Intrapartum FHR Changes and Doppler Sonography
22 Color Doppler Ultrasound in Fetal Echocardiography
23 Use of Color Doppler in Echocardiography
24 Structure of the Human Placenta and Pathomorphologic Changes in Placental Insufficiency
25 Morphologic and Morphometric Studies of the Placenta with Doppler Abnormalities of the Fetal Umbilical Arteries

Gynecologic Ultrasound

26 Sonographic and Doppler Examination of Uterine Anomalies
27 Doppler Examination of the Normal Endometrium and Benign Endometrial Changes
28 Transvaginal Color Doppler and Pulsed Doppler Diagnosis of Benign Changes in the Uterine Myometrium
29 Use of Color Doppler in the Evaluation of Suspicious Endometrial Findings
30 Malignant Uterine Tumors
31 Altered Blood Flow in Cervical Carcinoma Treated by Primary Chemotherapy
32 Color Doppler Imaging of Benign Adnexal Masses---A Spectrum of Findings
33 Malignant Adnexal Tumors
34 Three-Dimensional Power Doppler in Evaluating the Angiogenesis of Ovarian
35 Ovarian Cancer Screening
36 General Aspects of Sonographic Blood Flow Imaging of Breast Tumors
37 Color Doppler Sonography in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
38 Use of the Minimal Resistance Index in the Benign-Malignant Discrimination of Breast Tumors
39 Effect of Menopausal Status and Hormone Replacement on Blood Flow Resistance and Velocities in Breast Tumors
40 Benign-Malignant Discrimination and Prognostic Assessment of Breast Tumors with Color Doppler Sonography

Subject Index

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