Differential diagnosis of the uterine septum: problems and solutions

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The article presents literature data on the peculiarities of diagnosing different types of uterine abnormalities. The main topic of the publication is the role and effectiveness of three-dimensional ultrasound in the differential diagnosis of the uterine septum.

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Ekaterina V. Kazantseva

The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology named after D.O. Ott

Author for correspondence.
Email: katrin8505@yandex.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4948-4125

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, Post-Graduate Student

Elizaveta V. Shelayeva

The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology named after D.O. Ott

Email: eshelaeva@yandex.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9608-467X
SPIN-code: 7440-0555
ResearcherId: K-2755-2018

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg

MD, PhD, Senior Researcher. The Ultrasound Department

Elena I. Rusina

The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductology named after D.O. Ott

Email: pismo_rusina@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8744-678X
SPIN-code: 3527-5104
ResearcherId: K-1269-2018

Russian Federation, Saint-Petersburg

MD, PhD, DSci (Medicine), Leading Researcher


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Fig. 1. 3D ultrasound reconstruction of the uterine cavity: subseptate uterus, where Ш, uterine cavity width; Г, cavity indentation; B, angle of cavity indentation (86°)

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Fig. 2. 3D ultrasound reconstruction of the uterine cavity: arcuate uterus, where Ш, uterine cavity width; Г, cavity indentation; B, angle of cavity indentation (120°)

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Fig. 3. 3D ultrasound reconstruction of the uterine cavity: bicornuate uterus, where Ш, uterine cavity width; Г, cavity indentation; B, angle of cavity indentation

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Fig. 4. 3D ultrasound reconstruction of the uterine cavity: normal uterus, where Ш, uterine cavity width; Г, cavity indentation; B, angle of cavity indentation

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Fig. 5. Ultrasound criteria for the diagnosis of the uterine septum, where m, uterine wall thickness; I, cavity indentation; I/m, ratio of cavity indentation to uterine wall thickness; W, uterine cavity width; α, angle of cavity indentation

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