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Doppler Basics for a Gynecologist

Sonal Panchal, Chaitanya Nagori

Keywords : Doppler, Image quality, Scanner settings

Citation Information : Panchal S, Nagori C. Doppler Basics for a Gynecologist. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2019; 13 (3):129-138.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1596

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Ultrasound is the first-line modality for the assessment of the patients with gynecological conditions and infertility. Doppler plays a very important role in the evaluation of these patients for a differential diagnosis of pathologies in patients with gynecological complaints as well as for understanding the changes occurring during the menstrual cycle and modifying the fertility treatment accordingly. However, this requires an optimum image quality, which can be achieved only by an adequate understanding of the various knobs and settings of the B mode and Doppler on the scanner. This article discusses these settings in a purely practical perspective.

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