Transabdominal ultrasound usually provides an overview of the pelvis rather than detailed images.The transabdominal assessment is particularly helpful for the examination of large pelvic masses extending into the abdomen, which are not always well viewed with transvaginal ultrasound.Most pelvic conditions can be adequately assessed at any time of the menstrual cycle.
If the condition becomes chronic, anemia from recurrent excessive blood loss may result. The condition can often be treated with the contraceptive pill.(men´ərā´jēə), n an abnormally heavy or long menstrual period.
If your bladder is very full and painful, you should empty a small amount so you are more comfortable.
You will be able to empty your bladder after the transabdominal ultrasound is completed and before the transvaginal ultrasound begins.
Abnormal bleeding after menopause always warrants investigation to rule out malignancy. Menorrhagia is a relatively common complication of benign uterine fibromyoma; it may be so severe or intractable as to require intervention such as hysterectomy.
Menorrhagia is a relatively common complication of benign uterine fibromyomata; it may be so severe or intractable as to require hysterectomy.
A full bladder moves bowel out from the pelvis into the abdomen, helping visualisation of the uterus and ovaries.