Sonographic size of uterus in postmenopausal Sudanese women

MoawiaGamersddin MoawiaGamersddin
2013 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
This study aimed to assess the role of sonography in Assessment of uterussize in post-menopausal Sudanese women.Study conducted in different hospitals in Khartoum State and White Nile State to determine the uterine size in postmenopausal Sudanese women from July 2010 to Feb 2011. Atotalof 100 postmenopausal women were selected by non-probability sampling technique and had been scannedwith ultrasound machine using the international protocols.Different uterine measurementshad been taken such as
more » ... een taken such as Sagittal uterine length(minimum 4cm / maximum 9.3cm), antero-posterior diameter (minimum 1.6 cm and maximum 4.4cm), transverse diameter (minimum 1.5cm and maximum 4.9cm), cervical length (minimum 1.6cm and maximum 4.7cm), body to cervix ratio (minimum 1.4 and maximum 3.3) and the uterine volume (minimum 8.35cc and maximum94.46cc).All uterine measurements except cervical length were apparently decreased with increasing of age and years since menopause and that is similar to the literature (atrophy uterus occurs mainly in the body of uterus rather than cervix).
doi:10.9790/0853-0626567 fatcat:ztwak2zpt5bwbpvs6iftvkgmee