Comparison of transperineal and transvaginal sonography in predicting preterm delivery


Yazici G., Yildiz A., Tiras M., Arslan M., Kanik A., Oz U.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, vol.32, no.5, pp.225-230, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jcu.20027
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.225-230
  • Keywords: transperineal ultrasonography, transvaginal ultrasonography, cervical length, preterm delivery, CERVICAL LENGTH, ULTRASONOGRAPHIC MEASUREMENT, UTERINE CERVIX, DIGITAL EXAMINATION, PREMATURE DELIVERY, RISK, PREGNANCY, GESTATION

Abstract

Purpose. A major advantage of transperineal sonography (TPUS) is its ability to evaluate the cervix without causing any distortion. This study was performed to compare transvaginal sonography (TVUS) and TPUS at 24 weeks of gestation in predicting preterm delivery in low-risk pregnancy.