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How to Report Both Ultrasound and Duplex Scans

Question: Our physician documented the following for a perimenopausal patient who had a previous history of hysterectomy and now undergoes a Doppler imaging which reveals two small simple cysts in the left ovary and both ovaries demonstrated normal blood flow on color and spectral Doppler imaging: “Transabdominal imaging did not adequately evaluate pelvic structures. The patient’s bladder was not adequately distended, [...]