myometrium


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the smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus

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Several investigators have identified mRNAs for IGF-I and IGF-II and their receptors in both the myometrium and fibroid tumors.
Up-regulation of oxytocin receptors in non-pregnant rat myometrium by isoproterenol: effect of steroids.
The effects of sevoflurane on isolated gravid myometrium.
The morphologic features are consistent with a uterus with poorly developed endometrium and myometrium.
Bimanual examination revealed an open cervical os and the new finding of a plane of cleavage between the placenta and the myometrium.
The anatomic locations for the 8 IMTs included in this study were myometrium (n = 4) as well as endometrium, fallopian tube, cervix, and cervical polyp (n = 1 each).
2,3) Excessive trophoblastic overgrowth and penetration of trophoblastic elements into the myometrium are distinguishing features of an invasive molar gestation which tends to be locally invasive and usually does not result in widespread metastatic disease.
In a study of the products of conception containing myometrium, fetal membranes (amnion and chorion), and chorionic villi, Madhappan et al.
This theory suggests that a variety of immunologic and genetic factors may mediate endometriosis, including direct extension into myometrium and adjacent organs, exfoliation of viable endometrial cells through tubes, and implantation of these cells into the peritoneum and adjacent organs.
Total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy were performed and subsequently revealed giant cell arteritis involving numerous small arteries in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, paraovarian and paratubal soft tissues, myometrium, and cervix.
Fibroid tumors are benign tumors that originate from the myometrium layer of the uterus.
Initial pre-clinical work at Queen's demonstrates that ALA PDT (via the build-up of Protoporphyrin IX, a potent photosensitizer) can induce endometrial ablation (removal of the blood-producing lining of the uterus), without causing any significant damage to the myometrium (the muscle layers of the uterus), and without any apparent toxicity at therapeutic treatment levels.
The company's flagship product, the NovaSure(TM) Impedance Controlled Endometrial Ablation System is designed to perform a minimally invasive procedure to treat menorrhagia (excessive bleeding) in pre-menopausal women who have completed childbearing by destroying the endometrium (uterine lining) and superficial myometrium (uterine muscle).
Placenta accreta is defined as the abnormal presence of villi attached to the myometrium due to a defect in the decidua basalis.