cervix


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In second-trimester abortions induced with prostaglandins, if the cervix is not yielding despite good uterine contractions, there is an option to withhold further doses to avoid cervical injuries.
18 The prevalence of HPV is high in Pakistani women with precancerous lesion of cervix and HPV positivity up to 88% in invasive cervical cancer.
Hysteroscopy is the review of the uterine hole by endoscopy with access through the cervix.
Primary malignant mixed Mullerian tumour of the cervix is extremely rare.
In a study done by Guthrie and Bache, the thirty-two surgeons offer no explanation for the infrequent association of carcinoma of the cervix with complete procidentia.
This is the area just around the opening of the cervix that leads on to the endocervical canal (the narrow passageway that runs up from the cervix into the womb).
In Pakistan, the exact incidence and prevalence of carcinoma of cervix is not known.
In the larger context, about three-fourths of such women with a short cervix will not be delivered preterm, and those who do often give birth many weeks after the condition is first detected.
Methods: Data of the surgical specimens of uterus, ovary, vulva, vagina and cervix submitted to the Department of Pathology was reviewed and analysed for the type of specimen, tissue of origin, different diagnosed histological types and finally the behaviour of tumour i.
Cervical incompetence is a condition in which a woman's cervix opens too early in pregnancy.
For those women who test negative for HPV, even if their smear test shows mild or borderline abnormalities in the cervix, their risk of developing cervical cancer is low.
The paired Mullerian ducts undergo lateral fusion to form the uterus, cervix, and upper vagina.
Carcinoma cervix is the single most common female genital cancer in developing countries (1).
HPV infection of the cervix and related abnormal cervical cytology in HIV-positive women has been well described.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 23, 2010-Advaxis Inc secures approval in India to test ADXS11-001 in cervix cancer(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.