Sonohysterography (Ultrasound of the Uterus)
Sonohysterography, also known as saline infusion sonography, is a special, minimally invasive ultrasound technique. It provides pictures of the inside of a woman's uterus.
A Doppler ultrasound study may be part of a sonohysterography examination.
Doppler ultrasound is a special ultrasound technique that evaluates blood as it flows through a blood vessel.
Common Uses of the Procedure
Sonohysterography is a valuable technique for evaluating unexplained vaginal bleeding that may be the result of uterine abnormalities such as:
- Adhesions (or scarring)
- Congenital defects