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Sonographic Diagnosis of the Contralateral Ovary in Patients with Ovarian Tumor

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dc.contributor.author이, 은주-
dc.contributor.author정, 진영-
dc.contributor.author이, 창호-
dc.contributor.author서, 정호-
dc.description.abstractPURPOSE : To assess the usefulness of transvaginal sonography(TVS) in the

detection of normal contralateral ovary and disease involvement of contralateral ovary in the patients with ovarian tumor.

MATERIALS AND METHODS : We compared sonographic findings with histopathologic findings of the contralateral ovary retrospectively in 87 patients, who

underwent preoperative ultrasonography and laparotomy for ovarian tumor for recent 4


RESULTS : Abnormality of the contralateral ovary was confirmed in 49(56.3%) of 87

patients. The pathologic diagnoses of contralateral ovarian lesions were bilateral

involvement of the same disease in 39 patients, different tumor in four patients and non-tumorous lesion in six patients. Abnormal TVS findings of the contralateral ovary were detected in 34 of 49 patients, which shows diagnostic accuracy of 82.8%. The sensitivity and specificity were 69.4% and 100%, respectively. 15 cases which were not diagnosed by ultrasound were bilateral involvement of the same disease in 10 cases (1 serous cystadenoma, 2 cystadenocarcinoma with low malignant potential. 1 brenner

tumor, 1 metastatic endometrioid cancer, 1 metastasis, 4teratoma) and different lesions in the remaining 5 patients (2 ndosalpingiosis, 1 surface inclusion cyst, 2 tuboovarian cyst).

CONCLUSION : Ultrasound of the contralateral ovary in the patients with ovarian

tumor shows low to a moderate degree sensitivity and accuracy. So, more intensive and targeted evaluation of contralateral ovary is needed for the more accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.
dc.titleSonographic Diagnosis of the Contralateral Ovary in Patients with Ovarian Tumor-
dc.title.alternative난소종양환자의 반대측 난소 평가에 있어서 초음파검사의 역할-
dc.subject.keywordOvary US-
dc.subject.keywordOvary neoplasms-
dc.type.localJournal Papers-
dc.citation.titleTaehan Ch'oŭmp'a Ŭihakhoe chi-
dc.citation.titleThe journal of the Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound-
dc.citation.titleJournal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine-
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationTaehan Ch'oŭmp'a Ŭihakhoe chi, 18(1):59-65, 1999-
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