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New! Endometriosis Ultrasound Resources

by SDMS Staff
Endometriosis Ultrasound Resources

The SDMS has collaborated with the Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA), the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS), Sonography Canada, and the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) to provide our combined ​endometriosis resources to the sonography ​profession.
Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA)
Conference Recordings
  1. Endometriosis: Pelvic Pain
  2. Endometriosis Cases
  3. Endometriosis and the ​Peri and ​Postmenopausal ​Patient
Journal Articles
  1. A step-by-step guide to sonographic evaluation of deep infiltrating endometriosis

  2. The accuracy of ultrasound compared to magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of deep infiltrating endometriosis: A narrative review

  3. Are sonographers the future ‘gold standard’ in the diagnosis of endometriosis

British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS)

Recordings from Past Webinars

  1. Adenomyosis – A ​Uterine ​Mystery
  2. How to ​Diagnose Deep Endometriosis on ​Transvaginal Ultrasound
  3. The Diagnosis of Endometriosis – The Transition to Expert


  1. Abdominal Wall ​Lumps – ​Not ​Always a Hernia
  2. The ​Role of a ​Standardised ​Ultrasound ​Reporting ​Remplate to ​Report and ​Diagnose ​Deep ​Infiltrative Endometriosis (DIE)

Interesting Case

  1. An ​Unusual ​Case of ​Pain in the ​Right ​Upper ​Quadrant


  1. Complete ​Endometriosis Playlist
  2. Examining ​Bowel for Endometriosis
  3. History Taking
  4. Back to Basics


Conference Recording
  1. Sonography as a Cost-Effective and Non-Invasive First-Line Detection Imaging Modality in Diagnosing Endometriosis 

​Journal Articles

  1. 42 ​Free Access JDMS Articles on Endometriosis

Sonography Canada
  1. Diagnosing Endometriosis on Ultrasound

Articles and Papers (Canada)

  1. Current Practice Patterns, Challenges, and Need for Education in Performing and Reporting Advanced Pelvic US and MRI to Investigate Endometriosis: A Survey by the Canadian Association of Radiologists Endometriosis Working Group

  2. Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Practice Statement on Advanced Pelvic Ultrasound for Endometriosis

  3. Canadian Medical Association Journal: Diagnosis and management of endometriosis

Additional Resources

  1. Noninvasive ​Ultrasound ​Diagnosis of Endometriosis
  2. JMIG: Sonographic Evaluation for Endometriosis in Routine Pelvic Ultrasound
  3. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Prevalence of ​Negative ​Sliding ​Sign ​Representing ​Pouch of Douglas ​Obliteration during ​Pelvic ​Transvaginal ​Ultrasound for ​Any ​Indication

Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound
  1. SRU Endometriosis Consensus Statement

Journal Article
  1. Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Consensus on Routine Pelvic US for Endometriosis