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Sonohysterography
Akram M. Shaaban, MBBCh; Douglas Rogers, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Preprocedure

      • Procedure

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Saline-infused sonohysterogram (SIS)
        • Synonyms

          • Sonohysterography
        • Definitions

          • Catheter is inserted into uterine cavity, and sterile saline is injected into endometrial canal to better characterize endometrial abnormalities

        PREPROCEDURE

        • Indications

          • Contraindications

            • Getting Started

              • Timing

                PROCEDURE

                • Patient Position/Location

                  • Equipment Preparation

                    • Procedure Steps

                      • Findings and Reporting

                        OUTCOMES

                        • Problems

                          • Complications

                            • Diagnostic Performance

                              Selected References

                              1. Kaveh M et al: Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of saline infusion sonohysterography, transvaginal sonography, and hysteroscopy in evaluating the endometrial polyps in women with abnormal uterine bleeding: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne. 15(3):403-15, 2020
                              2. Tahmasebi F et al: Transvaginal saline contrast sonohystography to investigate postmenopausal bleeding: a systematic review. Cureus. 12(8):e10094, 2020
                              3. Christianson MS et al: Comparison of sonohysterography to hysterosalpingogram for tubal patency assessment in a multicenter fertility treatment trial among women with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Assist Reprod Genet. 35(12):2173-80, 2018
                              4. Fadl SA et al: Diagnosing polyps on transvaginal sonography: is sonohysterography always necessary? Ultrasound Q. 34(4):272-7, 2018
                              5. Sabry ASA et al: Diagnostic value of three-dimensional saline infusion sonohysterography in the evaluation of the uterus and uterine cavity lesions. Pol J Radiol. 83:e482-90, 2018
                              6. Maheux-Lacroix S et al: Imaging for polyps and leiomyomas in women with abnormal uterine bleeding: a systematic review. Obstet Gynecol. 128(6):1425-36, 2016
                              7. Yang T et al: Sonohysterography: principles, technique and role in diagnosis of endometrial pathology. World J Radiol. 5(3):81-7, 2013
                              8. Allison SJ et al: saline-infused sonohysterography: tips for achieving greater success. Radiographics. 31(7):1991-2004, 2011
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Terminology

                                • Preprocedure

                                  • Procedure

                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                    • Abbreviations

                                      • Saline-infused sonohysterogram (SIS)
                                    • Synonyms

                                      • Sonohysterography
                                    • Definitions

                                      • Catheter is inserted into uterine cavity, and sterile saline is injected into endometrial canal to better characterize endometrial abnormalities

                                    PREPROCEDURE

                                    • Indications

                                      • Contraindications

                                        • Getting Started

                                          • Timing

                                            PROCEDURE

                                            • Patient Position/Location

                                              • Equipment Preparation

                                                • Procedure Steps

                                                  • Findings and Reporting

                                                    OUTCOMES

                                                    • Problems

                                                      • Complications

                                                        • Diagnostic Performance

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Kaveh M et al: Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of saline infusion sonohysterography, transvaginal sonography, and hysteroscopy in evaluating the endometrial polyps in women with abnormal uterine bleeding: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne. 15(3):403-15, 2020
                                                          2. Tahmasebi F et al: Transvaginal saline contrast sonohystography to investigate postmenopausal bleeding: a systematic review. Cureus. 12(8):e10094, 2020
                                                          3. Christianson MS et al: Comparison of sonohysterography to hysterosalpingogram for tubal patency assessment in a multicenter fertility treatment trial among women with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Assist Reprod Genet. 35(12):2173-80, 2018
                                                          4. Fadl SA et al: Diagnosing polyps on transvaginal sonography: is sonohysterography always necessary? Ultrasound Q. 34(4):272-7, 2018
                                                          5. Sabry ASA et al: Diagnostic value of three-dimensional saline infusion sonohysterography in the evaluation of the uterus and uterine cavity lesions. Pol J Radiol. 83:e482-90, 2018
                                                          6. Maheux-Lacroix S et al: Imaging for polyps and leiomyomas in women with abnormal uterine bleeding: a systematic review. Obstet Gynecol. 128(6):1425-36, 2016
                                                          7. Yang T et al: Sonohysterography: principles, technique and role in diagnosis of endometrial pathology. World J Radiol. 5(3):81-7, 2013
                                                          8. Allison SJ et al: saline-infused sonohysterography: tips for achieving greater success. Radiographics. 31(7):1991-2004, 2011