IUP with a fibroid

IUP WITH FIBROID Patient arrived for a dating ultrasound. Her gestational age per LMP was 9w1d. The exam began transabdominally. This is an important step. While transvaginally scanning is the gold standard for early first trimester dating, viewing transabdominally first gives you an overall view of the pelvis. This prepares you for the transvaginal approach […]

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Confirming IUD Placement

Ultrasound is an excellent tool to confirm the location of an intrauterine device. You can perform this exam after insertion to confirm placement or during the life of the IUD. Common indications for checking placement of an IUD: Unexpected menstrual bleeding Patient is unable to locate strings Abnormal cramping and pain Confirmation of placement We […]

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