retroversion

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retroversion

[‚re·trə′vər·zhən]
(anatomy)
A turning back.
(medicine)
A condition in which the uterus is tilted backward without any change in the angle of its longitudinal axis.
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Patients should participate in the decision to undergo LSH as opposed to alternative procedures, and should not be considered candidates if they have endometrial cancer, invasive cervical cancer, or pelvic floor relaxation in the context of a retroverted uterus and a short (less than 7 cm) anterior wall, or if doubts exist about whether the patient will continue cytologic surveillance.
GENERALLY speaking, the womb can be tilted in two directions - forwards (anteverted) and backwards (retroverted).
For this purpose she relies entirely on Codex B as the Greek text to be retroverted, which is methodologically questionable.
He did not completely embrace essentiaiized culture or race, but retroverted to Japan's manufactured past, to the extent of relearning the classic narrative form, modernizing The Tale of Genji three times, moving from Tokyo to the more history-ridden Kyoto-Osaka region, wearing kimono and problematizing Japan's modernity and the West's domination.
The most common finding on physical examination of patients with endometriosis is a fixed, retroverted uterus with scarring, and tenderness posterior to the uterus.[12,15] Nodularity of the uterosacral ligaments and the cul-de-sac of Douglas may be palpated on rectovaginal examination.[2,12] In advanced cases, extensive scarring and narrowing of the posterior vaginal fornix may be found.[7,12] The speculum examination may reveal a small area of endometriosis on the cervix or upper vagina.[12] A pelvic examination performed during the immediate premenstrual period or on the first day of menstrual flow is most likely to identify the signs of endometriosis, since the cyclic changes are most pronounced at that time.[7,12]
The patient's uterus was retroverted and her cervix was behind her symphysis.
TVS is superior to abdominal scans at gestations less than 10 weeks in women with retroverted uteri or in those who are overweight.
The difference between the glenoid component and the neutral axis (8.88[degrees] [+ or -] 4.69[degrees] retroverted and 4.35[degrees] [+ or -] 6.04[degrees] inferior tilt) was less than the difference between the neutral axis identified cadaverically and the actual neutral axis.
Tibial version (TV) is a normal twist in the shaft of the tibia along the longitudinal axis in a retroverted direction.
On clinical examination, retroverted uterus with restricted mobility was found in 21.31% cases, mainly resulting from adhesions due to chronic pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or endometriosis.
Hysteroscopy revealed a retroverted uterus containing a 3-cm polyp.
Walch and coworkers (5) have classified such glenoid defects as follows: A1, concentric; A2, concentric and centrally eroded; B1, posteriorly subluxated; B2, posteriorly eroded and subluxated; and C, retroverted (hypoplastic).