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cervical

[′sər·və·kəl]
(anatomy)
Of or relating to the neck, a necklike part, or the cervix of an organ.
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Utility of STIR MRI in pediatric cervical spine clearance after trauma.
ITEM's President, Zafer Yazici, noted that ITEM is pleased to be in the forefront of the advance of women's health in Turkey and to help in the diagnosis and care of cervical cancer by providing such advanced technology and enabling the early detection of this serious disease.
In Indonesia, more than 93 million women are at risk of developing cervical cancer.
Girls between the ages of 12 and 13 are also being given HPV vaccinations against the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection that causes changes to the cervical cells and is responsible for nearly all cervical cancers However, in the UK, eight women will still be diagnosed with cervical cancer and three women will lose their lives to it each day.
In recent years, adoption of cervical total disc replacement surgery has increased due to increasing prevalence of pseudo-arthrosis leading to anterior cervical disc fusion surgery.
Women with Crohn's disease had a 26% higher rate of low-grade intraepithelial lesions of the cervix, a 28% greater incidence of high-grade lesions, and a 53% greater risk of cervical cancer compared with controls, the researchers reported (incidence rate ratios and 95% confidence intervals, respectively: 1.
The area where cervical cells are most likely to become cancerous is called the transformation zone.
In support of the initiative, Sainsbury's will be donating cash from the sale of every pair of knickers sold to Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.
Superficial or deep cervical plexus block for carotid endarterectomy: a systematic review of complications.
Cervical screening is not a test for diagnosing cervical cancer.
According to the new guidelines, cervical screening is to begin at age 21 and be performed every two years for women aged 21 through 29.
If the head is rotated to a chin-down position, even as little as 30 degrees, the normal curve of the spine will be straightened and the forces of impact to the top of the head will be transmitted directly to the cervical vertebrae.