Past Issue

Volume 9, Supplement 1, Summer 2015 (Presented at 16th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 10th Royan Nursing and Midwifery Seminar) Pages: 102-103

Inm-3: Patient Management in Ultrasonography Department


Background
Ultrasound has a pivotal role in imaging modality in the study of the female pelvis, and provides fundamental information in detecting uterine, ovarian, or adnexal origin, but to reach to the best results we need to use suitable procedure. The aim of this article was to describe management of infertile patient in sonography department during infertility treatment cycles.����
Materials and methods
A narrative review was performed within articles published at ‘’ PubMed’’ , ‘’Elsevier’’ , ‘’SID’’ and original text books to reach the aim.
Results
Every patient in the process of infertility treatment needs to use sonography to roll out disorders for deciding about the best treatment method and to manage the correct scan for the right patient. Usage of Sonography in Treatment Procedure: Base sonography is used for examination of the: - Overall evaluation of the pelvis and determining any pathologic malformations in uterus such as polyps, fibromas. - Ovarians for inspection of ovarian cysts and poly cystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Pre-treatment sonography is applied for checking the result of operative surgeries - like Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy and Myomectomy. Monitoring sonography is used in every stages of treatment cycle: -Ovulation stimulation period, in order to investigate ovarians -In picking up the eggs -Measurement of endometrial thickness in response to drugs. Post-Cycles assisted reproductive techniques (ART) is done for: -Confirmation of pregnancy (gestational sac, fetal heart) -Pregnancy complications such as ectopic pregnancy (EP) and mole - Side effects of treatment cycles such as ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome (OHSS)
Conclusion
Ultrasound has a key role in diagnosis and treatment protocols. Primary aim of the managers is to achieve a discipline that defines how and when and for whom to use this device in best way.