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cornu

[′kȯr·nü]
(anatomy)
A horn or hornlike structure.
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Results: Although it has been considered to be a risk factor, none of the patients in our study had previous ectopic pregnancy, history of infertility / in vitro fertilization, or cornual pregnancy.
Cornual excision and repair in 4% (These were cases of Cornual pregnancies with rupture).
Compared to tubal surgery, laparoscopy-assisted hysteroscopic tubal cannulation is an innovative method which is valuable for the management of infertile women with cornual obstruction.
Resection of the cornual area combined with an ipsilateral salpingectomy was performed and a tobacco pouch suture (Figure 2) made to provide an effective haemostasis.
had a patient where interstitial pregnancy was diagnosed at 6 weeks of pregnancy, located close to the right cornual portion of the uterus.
Measurement at the neck of the cornual process (collum processus cornualis) (measurement 40) showed more than two-fold development of this element as early as the first year of age and in next periods.
An ObGyn who does laparoscopy with salpin-gectomy and/or cornual resection would best be able to remove the devices.
The most common type of ectopic pregnancy (95%) is the tubal, which includes all parts of the fallopian tube (i.e., the fimbria, ampulla, isthmus, and cornual or interstitial part).
The predisposing factors for breech deliveries include maternal factors (foetopelvic disproportion, soft tissue dystocia, uterine anomalies; pelvic tumors (myoma, ovarian neoplasm, etc.), and grand multipara); placenta factors (placenta previa, cornual placenta (it contributes 73 percent)); liquid factors (polyhydramnios, oligohydramnios); and cord factors (very long cord and very short cord).
The procedure is accomplished using 3-mm or 5-mm straight loops for ablation of the fundus and cornual recesses, as well as classic cutting loops for ablation of uterine walls.
The patient underwent emergency caesarean hysterectomy due to uterine rupture at the cornual site.
The frontal sinus presents rostral and caudal compartments that extend to the cornual processes.