Journal of Health and Medical Sciences
Published: 03 April 2019
Sonographic Association of Endometrial Thickness at Proliferative Phase in Infertile Females
Atia Anwar, Dr. Raham Bacha, S. Muhammad Yousaf Farooq, Syed Amir Gilani, Aima Gilani
The University of Lahore, Pakistan
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Keywords: Infertility, Endometrial Thickness, Endometrial Blood Flow, Ultrasound
Objectives: To determine the sonographic association of endometrial thickness at the proliferative phase in infertile females. Study Design: This Cross-sectional observational. Place and duration: Government Nawaz Sharif Hospital yakki gate Lahore 10st March 2017 to 10th September 2018. Methodology: This Cross-sectional observational study was conducted at Government Nawaz Sharif Hospital yakki gate Lahore 10st March 2017 to 10th September 2018. Ultrasound (Mindray (Dc-3)) with the convex transducer, frequency ranging 3-6 Mhz was used. All 103 participants were scanned trans abdominally in the supine position with full urinary bladder. Result: By using independent sample test with the help of SPSS 25 that evaluates Levine's Test for Equality of Variances and t-test for Equality of Means. The t-test for Equality of Means shows there was a statistically significant association between endometrial thickness and infertility. Conclusion: Thick endometrium is more favorable for implantation as compared to thin endometrium. By comparing the mean of endometrial thickness, it was observed that the mean endometrial thickness in fertile females was greater than infertile females.
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