Fallopian tube


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Synonyms for Fallopian tube

either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus

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The FDA's recognition of ovarian and fallopian tube cancers as distinctly separate indications paves the way for a more targeted approach to the treatment of gynecological cancers," said Dr.
In this population, women were diagnosed with a serous cancer (up to 17%), and roughly 80% occurred in the fallopian tube (Gynecol.
This included four operations on the wrong tooth, an operation on the wrong toe, one patient who had an injection in the wrong eye and one case where a woman had the wrong fallopian tube removed during an ectopic pregnancy, probably rendering her infertile.
The little swimmers use head-on currents to guide themselves up fallopian tubes toward an egg, a new study suggests.
The zygote travels the rest of the way down the Fallopian tube towards the uterus, dividing as it makes its journey.
7) Microscopic examination of the medial end of the right fallopian tube demonstrated a worrisome florid pseudopapillary epithelial proliferation characterized by marked stratification and loss of cellular polarity (Figure 1, A).
A detailed scan showed that the pregnancy was in the Fallopian tube.
A 61-year-old woman presented with a moderately differentiated serous papillary adenocarcinoma of the left fallopian tube in 2004.
AN ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilised egg implants outside the womb rather than inside - usually in the fallopian tube.
Embryo retention in the fallopian tube is a significant cause of ectopic pregnancy, the incidence of which has markedly increased during the past decade.
Selective salpingography has been introduced at Heartlands Hospital as a minor outpatient operation which can treat proximally blocked fallopian tubes.
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, most commonly in the fallopian tube.
Primary malignant neoplasms of the fallopian tube are rare and include carcinomas, sarcomas, and even more rarely, tumors composed of both epithelial and mesenchymal elements.
Tenderness of the lower abdomen had subsided, except for a slight monolateral adnexal tenderness on the right side, consistent with a decreased swelling of the right fallopian tube shown by sonogram.
In addition, the Adiana system (developed by Adiana) facilitates a two-step method, in which a catheter inserted into the fallopian tube uses electric current to create a superficial lesion and remove surface epithelium, and then an implant is placed into the site of the lesion to occlude the tube.