To quantify variations in the reporting of ultrasound characteristics of adnexal masses between local ultrasound centers and a tertiary care center for women referred to gynecologic oncology for evaluation of a pelvic mass. This study also sought to evaluate whether a gynecologic oncologist’s impression regarding the suspicion for malignancy differed based upon the information provided in the local ultrasound report as compared to the tertiary care center ultrasound report.
Pelvic mass, ovarian cancer, ultrasound, referral
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O'Shea AS, Stephan J, Mott SL, Goodheart MJ. Ultrasound evaluation of pelvic masses seen within a university gynecologic oncology clinic: does the scan location matter?. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Mar 28;6(1):Article 8 [2 p.]. https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1311. Free full text article.