International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part F (2018)
Role of ultrasound and Doppler in pelvic emergencies
Dr. CH Madhusudhan and Dr. Balaji G
Pelvic emergencies are common in females. Common causes include pelvic inflammatory diseases, cystitis, Mittleshmerz bleed, hemorrhagic cyst, endometriosis, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, ruptured ovarian cyst and ovarian torsion.
Aim: The purpose of the study is to document female patients presenting to emergency room with acute pelvic pain and to study their aetiology.
Materials and methods: 30 patients were included in this study. All patients were examined by a senior faculty and referred for ultrasound and Doppler. Based on the clinical findings and Ultrasound and Doppler findings, patients were treated. Patients with intra-uterine pregnancy are excluded in this study.
Conclusion: Acute pelvic pain is a common presenting symptom to emergency room. All patients must undergo ultrasound and Doppler to decide whether patient should undergo operative versus non-operative treatment.
How to cite this article:
Dr. CH Madhusudhan and Dr. Balaji G. Role of ultrasound and Doppler in pelvic emergencies. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(3): 372-376.