Benign uterine pathologies and Doppler ultrasound. Perinatoloji Dergisi 2014;22(3):s21-22
- Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı- İzmir TR
Aydın Özsaran, Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı- İzmir TR,
Yayınlanma Tarihi: 01 Ekim 2014
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Uterine fibroids (also known as leiomyomas or myomas) are the commonest benign uterine tumors, with an estimated incidence of 20%–40% in women during their reproductive years The gold standard diagnostic modality for uterine fibroids appears to be gray-scale ultrasonography, with magnetic resonance imaging being a close second option in complex clinical circumstances.
In a study investigating the relationship between ultrasound appearance, blood flow, and angiogenic gene expression in fibroids (F), perifibroid (PM), and distant myometrial (DM) tissues. They hypothesized that angiogenic gene expression would be increased in tissues and participants that showed increased blood flow by Doppler ultrasound. The study was performed using Doppler ultrasound to measure blood flow prior to hysterectomy, with subsequent tissue samples from the F, PM, and DM being investigated for angiogenic gene expression. Overall, PM blood flow (measured as peak systolic velocity [PSV]) was higher than F blood flow, although significant heterogeneity was seen in vascularity and blood flow between different Fs and their surrounding myometrium. They did not find any correlation between PSV and any other clinical or molecular parameter in their study.