Study of awareness towards a more accepted invasive procedure, Transvaginal ultrasound during the first trimester of pregnancy in a rural setup

Shetty, Adithi S and Shetty, Harish and Prabhu, Rabindra and Shetty, Prasanna and Hegde, Divya and Kotian, MS and Shetty, Suresh Kumar B (2015) Study of awareness towards a more accepted invasive procedure, Transvaginal ultrasound during the first trimester of pregnancy in a rural setup. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, 5 (1). pp. 1179-1181.

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Abstract

The objective of the present study is to assess women's experiences and attitude towards transvaginal Ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy in a rural background. Total of 100 women in their first trimester who attended the hospital clinics as Obstetric Outpatient were subjected to transvaginal Ultrasound and their perception regarding transvaginal ultrasound was assessed. Among the total agreed subjects for transvaginal ultrasound, the acceptability rate for a repeat procedure was as high as 82% which makes an acceptable and comfortable method amongst most of pregnant women and becomes less known area in the literatures regarding the perception of Trans Vaginal Sonography of first trimester pregnant among the rural patients in this part of globe and may be thought as an option to all in future.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: transvaginal ultrasound , perception , acceptability
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Community Medicine
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 13 May 2015 11:49
Last Modified: 13 May 2015 11:49
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142626

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