Questions to Ask Before Surgery
A dozen questions every patient should ask before consenting to any type of surgical procedure, as well as resources for free additional information.
Don't See The Test You're Looking For?
The Harvard Medical School's guide to Diagnostic Tests and Procedures will help you find the information that you're looking for. You can search either by the body system you are interested in or by using the A-to-Z list of procedures and tests.
Tests for Diagnosis of Female Reproductive System Disorders
This concise listing highlights the blood tests, imaging scans, functional analyses and invasive procedures used in the diagnosis of female reproductive disorders including hormonal imbalances, structural abnormalities, infertility, cancers and infections.
Transvaginal ultrasound is used to visualize pelvic masses, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cysts or tumors, pelvic inflammatory disease, and fibroid and bladder tumors. The technique is also used to confirm early pregnancy and to assess ovulation in an infertility work-up.