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Enhanced sonographic depiction of the distal fallopian tube: preliminary findings using a new volumetric technique

  • Arthur Fleischer1,*,
  • Jessica Miller1
  • Marta Ann Crispens1
  • Lauren Prescott1
  • Ronald Alvarez1
  • Brannan Griffin1

1Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA

DOI: 10.22514/ejgo.2024.061 Vol.45,Issue 3,June 2024 pp.173-175

Submitted: 13 September 2023 Accepted: 30 October 2023

Published: 15 June 2024

*Corresponding Author(s): Arthur Fleischer E-mail:


Volumetric sonography; Fallopian tubes; Distal fallopian tubes

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Arthur Fleischer,Jessica Miller,Marta Ann Crispens,Lauren Prescott,Ronald Alvarez,Brannan Griffin. Enhanced sonographic depiction of the distal fallopian tube: preliminary findings using a new volumetric technique. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2024. 45(3);173-175.


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