myometrium


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myometrium

[‚mī·ə′mē·trē·əm]
(histology)
The muscular tissue of the uterus.
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The levels of IGF-I receptors in leiomyomas have been reported to exceed those of the myometrium in three studies (Chandrasekhar et al.
AAP is a rare condition, characterised by attachment of chorionic villi directly to the myometrium and is likely to be seen more frequently in the near future owing to rising caesarean section rates.
y n = 7 n = 7 n = 6 1 Myometrium 48 Pos Pos 2 Myometrium 26 Neg Neg Neg 3 Cervix 48 Pos Pos Pos 4 Cervical polyp 42 Neg Pos Pos 5 Endometrium 32 N/A Pos Neg 6 Fallopian tube 25 Pos Pos Neg 7 Myometrium 52 Pos Neg N/A 8 Myometrium 40 Pos N/A N/A Analyzed, No.
The mass had a capsule that was immediately beneath the serosa and extended into the myometrium and contained villous-like material and dense tissue.
In addition, there was a widespread giant cell arteritis affecting numerous small arteries in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, paraovarian and paratubal soft tissues, myometrium, and cervix.
Uterine leiomyomas, commonly known as fibroid tumors, are benign tumors of the uterine myometrium and represent a model for studying tumor progression from the growth-arrested to proliferative state.
In recent testing, the investigators have also demonstrated the ALA induced build-up of Photoporphyrin IX in the endometrium of human uterine tissue specimens, without a significant build-up in the myometrium.
The interstitial location can be identified by the eccentric location high within the uterus, as well as by the presence of only a thin mantle of myometrium along the outer margin, usually less than 5 mm thick.
The injection of bupivacaine plus epinephrine into the myometrium overlying the myoma was also evaluated in one study and the result showed evidence of reduction in blood loss (14).
While they can develop anywhere in the body where smooth muscle is present, the most common site is the uterine myometrium (2).
Many reports suggest that frequent and prolonged uterine contractions cause dysmenorrhea because they decrease blood flow to the myometrium resulting in ischemia (Altunyurt et al.
A deep incision to cut through the myometrium was made, using a monopolar hook at 80 W pure cutting current.