endometrium

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endometrium

the mucous membrane that lines the uterus

endometrium

[¦en·dō¦mē·trē·əm]
(anatomy)
The mucous membrane lining the uterus.
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Gloria's endometrial lining, which had been 5 mm thick just two months ago, was now 21 mm
The appearance of a nonhomogeneous endometrial lining on ultrasound increased our suspicion of polyp," Dr.
The Tao Brush is able to sample up to sixty percent of the endometrial lining, as compared to roughly four percent with the most commonly used suction-based device.
The investigators theorized that IMP may delay bleeding because of some metabolite, while the addition of estrogen may play a role in delaying the breakdown of the endometrial lining in nonpregnant women given Crinone.
This incisionless surgical technique uses one of a variety of methods -- laser, heat or freezing -- to remove the endometrial lining of the uterus.
Maksem adds, "The TruTest(TM) brush is able to sample up to 60% of the endometrial lining, as compared to only 4% with the suction-based method.
began using oral contraceptives prior to Essure sterilization to suppress endogenous estrogen production and thin the endometrial lining.
The Novasure(TM) System is designed to reduce or eliminate excessive menstrual bleeding by removing the endometrial lining of the uterus.
The device uses heat to ablate the endometrial lining of the uterus during an 8-minute therapy cycle that can be performed under local anesthesia.
GYNECARE THERMACHOICE is indicated to ablate the endometrial lining of the uterus in pre-menopausal women with menorrhagia due to benign causes that have completed childbearing.
In a single outpatient treatment using local or light anesthesia, NovaSure permanently removes the endometrial lining of the uterus and eliminates the cells responsible for its regeneration.
Although a plethora of minimally invasive devices have emerged that use surgical techniques or different types of thermal energy to destroy or "ablate" the endometrial lining that causes the bleeding, a medically unnecessary hysterectomy remains the most common treatment, accounting for about one-third of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed in the U.