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bicorn

[′bī‚kȯrn]
(mathematics)
A plane curve whose equation in cartesian coordinates x and y is (x 2 + 2 ay - a 2)2 = y 2(a 2 - x 2), where a is a constant.
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The clinical course of our patient consisted of a minilaparotomy, which showed a bicornuate uterus with a right cornual pregnancy (Figure 6).
6) Findings of the sac being separate from the uterus, a large distance between the horns, or the endometrial lining not being contiguous with the internal cervical os are suggestive of a rudimentary horn pregnancy as opposed to a pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus.
Barmat LI, Damario MA, Kowalik A, Kligman I, Davis OK, Rosenwaks Z Twin gestation occupying separate horns of a bicornuate uterus after in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
Otherwise, unicornuate or bicornuate uterus is seen during cesarean section with term or near term pregnancies without cervical cerclage in rare cases.
In patients with bicornuate uterus and cervical cerclage, term delivery occurred in 16 (76.
Because the endometrial cavities in the didelphys or bicornuate uteri are separated by normal myometrium, a pregnancy will normally implant and be more likely to proceed.
9) In the following case report we wish to emphasise the feasibility, safety and relevance of laparoscopic metroplasty for bicornuate uterus.
For instance, a septate uterus is often treated with hysteroscopic resection of the septum, while women with bicornuate uteri are treated with a transabdominal metroplasty if they have a history of repeated pregnancy loss.
A bicornuate uterus is not associated with any increase in the prevalences of miscarriage and preterm labour.
47) Bicornuate and septate uteri are the 2 most common types of mullerian ductal anomalies.
Two women with bicornuate uteri and 123 women with at least one submucosal myoma, including 32 with multiple myomas, underwent microwave endometrial ablation after preoperative ultrasound examination and hysteroscopy to ensure that most of the myoma did not lie within the uterine cavity.
DISCUSSION Mullerian duct anomalies in the female patient include a lack of development (hypoplasia, aplasia, or the unicornuate uterus), lack of fusion at the midline (didelphys or bicornuate uterus), or lack of resorption of midline tissue after fusion (septate and arcuate uteri).