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Reliability of intraobserver and interobserver sonographic endometrial stripe thickness measurements.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9660438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To determine the intraobserver and interobserver reliability of endometrial stripe thickness measurements in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation. DESIGN: Prospective blinded study. SETTING: Tertiary care, university hospital. PATIENT(S): Sixty-three patients undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation and being monitored with transvaginal ultrasound were studied. INTERVENTION(S): None. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Intraobserver and interobserver variability of endometrial stripe thickness measurements between 2 blinded observers, with 2 observations made by each observer. RESULT(S): A statistically significant correlation was detected between the 2 measurements of each observer. The mean (+/-SD) interobserver difference between the average of the 2 measurements performed by both observers was 1.02 +/- 0.82 mm. A statistically significant correlation between the measurements of the 2 observers was detected. For both observers A and B, who used < or =6 mm as an abnormal endometrial thickness, an excellent level of agreement was detected between the 2 measurements made on each patient. When comparing the average values obtained by the 2 observers for each of the patients, an excellent level of agreement was detected. CONCLUSION(S): There is an excellent correlation between intraobserver and interobserver measurements of endometrial stripe thickness.
S D Spandorfer; F Arrendondo-Soberon; J R Loret de Mola; R F Feinberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0015-0282     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-07-16     Completed Date:  1998-07-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Endometrium / ultrasonography*
Fertilization in Vitro
Observer Variation
Ovulation Induction
Prospective Studies

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