cervical canal


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cervical canal

[′sər·və·kəl kə′nal]
(anatomy)
Canal of the cervix of the uterus.
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However, since the overall recurrence rate of 56% is related to the degree of cervical canal narrowing, patients can be counseled regarding the risk of recurrence using the following return-to-play recommendations (32,34):
A "cone" of tissue is removed from around the opening of the cervical canal.
Damage from a grasping volsellum or tenaculum to the anterior lip or forcible expansion with Hegar dilators to the cervical canal can be reduced by pre-operative preparation.
Approximately 80% of misplaced IUCDs are found within the uterine cavity, 15% are found in the cervical canal, and 5% perforate the uterus.
SoftPAP is designed to collect a full 360 degree specimen from both the cervical canal and the outer surface of the cervix, simultaneously resulting in a more complete and comprehensive specimen for testing.
The depressor now conforms to the cervical canal and is placed there to guard the strings.
The ring-shaped devices were impregnated with ferrous gluconate, which halts sperm movement, and other ingredients that make the vaginal and cervical canal inhospitable for sperm.
Sperm have to swim like guided missiles from the vagina, up the cervical canal, across the cavity of the uterus and down the Fallopian tube to fertilise the egg.
SoftPAP is designed to collect a full 360 degree specimen from both the cervical canal and the outer surface of the cervix simultaneously resulting in a more complete and comprehensive specimen for Pap testing.
The ability to directly visualize the cervical canal into the endometrial cavity makes the HTA ideal for safely performing repeat uterine ablation, in which the risks of perforation and false passage when dilating the cervix are much greater than during initial ablation.
Occasionally the cervix is weakened and the cervical canal can begin to open before term and is described as incompetent.
The unusual configuration of the endocervical sampling device allows for more rapid, comfortable sampling of the cervical canal in one, single-patient use device.