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Title: Systematic approach to sonographic evaluation of the pelvis in women with suspected endometriosis, including terms, definitions and measurements: a consensus opinion from the International Deep Endometriosis Analysis (IDEA) group
Authors: Guerriero, S ×
Condous, G
Van den Bosch, Thierry
Valentin, L
Leone, F P G
Van Schoubroeck, Dominique
Exacoustos, C
Installé, A J F
Martins, W P
Abrao, M S
Hudelist, G
Bazot, M
Alcazar, J L
Gonçalves, M O
Pascual, M A
Ajossa, S
Savelli, L
Dunham, R
Reid, S
Menakaya, U
Bourne, Tom
Ferrero, S
Leon, M
Bignardi, T
Holland, T
Jurkovic, D
Benacerraf, B
Osuga, Y
Somigliana, E
Timmerman, Dirk #
Issue Date: Sep-2016
Publisher: Blackwell Science
Series Title: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology vol:48 issue:3
Article number: 10.1002/uog.15955
Abstract: The IDEA (International Deep Endometriosis Analysis group) statement is a consensus opinion on terms, definitions and measurements that may be used to describe the sonographic features of the different phenotypes of endometriosis. Currently, it is difficult to compare results between published studies because authors use different terms when describing the same structures and anatomical locations. We hope that the terms and definitions suggested herein will be adopted in centers around the world. This would result in consistent use of nomenclature when describing the ultrasound location and extent of endometriosis. We believe that the standardization of terminology will allow meaningful comparisons between future studies in women with an ultrasound diagnosis of endometriosis and should facilitate multicenter research. Copyright © 2016 ISUOG. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
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ISSN: 0960-7692
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
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