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leiomyoma

[‚lī·ō·mī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor composed of smooth muscle cells.
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Further doses may be needed to reverse the coagulopathy or reduce the severity of myolysis (4).
Factor and colleagues (32) were the first to suggest that the infart-like pattern of necrosis (discrete patches) that takes place early in the development of dilated cardiomyopathy in SCH originates from transient coronary vasospasms that cause ischemia with reperfusion injury and focal myolysis.
Both myolysis and cryomyolysis are indicated for women who wish to preserve their uteri but do not wish to become pregnant.
in the myolysis plus resection group, five (18%) required reoperation, and one of those (4%) required hysterectomy In the ablation plus myolysis group, 11 (12.
Recently, however, Hasson and colleagues reported a case of possible ischemic necrosis of the small intestine following laparoscopic adhesiolysis and bipolar myolysis.
Schlaff recently dismissed myolysis as a procedure that "we ought to bury" ("Promising New Therapies for Uterine Fibroids," April 1, 2002, p.
Most women who undergo myolysis go home the same day and are able to perform all normal activities within a week.
In one version of the myolysis procedure, a bipolar needle is inserted into the fibroid, where it zaps roughly a 5-[mm.