fibroid tumor


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benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)

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A 3-month study of 195 women with uterine fibroid tumors was conducted in three hospitals in Vietnam in 2007.
Dietary changes, Weil himself noted, may change estrogen levels and so help reduce a fibroid tumor.
A team led by Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, PhD administered varying concentrations of EGCG or no EGCG to rat leiomyoma (fibroid tumor) cells for up to 7 days.
Blood flow is diminished by progressive stenosis of vascular lumens resulting from the intratumoral vascular smooth muscle proliferation and fibrosis that mirrors the pathology of the fibroid tumor itself.
As noted above, the t(12;14) (q13-15, q23-24) translocation is associated with enhanced growth of fibroid tumor cells due, in part, to overexpression of HMGIC.
The direct and indirect costs of uterine fibroid tumors: a systematic review of the literature between 2000 and 2013.
Issues like fibroid tumors, ovarian dysfunction, abnormal hormone levels, and uterine abnormalities also inhibit the success of IVF procedure especially in women above 37 years of age as the egg production slows down.
Laparoscopic hysterectomy with morcellation vs abdominal hysterectomy for presumed fibroid tumors in premenopausal women: a decision analysis.
Therapeutic management of uterine fibroid tumors: updated French guidelines.
Elsie Stiff of Jackson became the world's first patient to undergo 1-MRI, a new procedure to destroy fibroid tumors.
The contribution of hydration to the stiffness of fibroids was supported by viscoelastic measurements of fibroid tumors that took into account the contribution of water to ECM stiffness (as discussed by [2]).
Hollis and his colleagues of a lower risk of uterine fibroid tumors in women with sufficient levels of vitamin D.*
"Fibroid tumors; fibroid uterus." The American Pregnancy Association.
More recently, growth factors have been shown to mediate the growth-promoting effects of estrogen and play an important role in the development of fibroid tumors (1).
Current projects include campaigns to ban smoking and asbestos; working with international physician and worker safety groups to warn about the risks of inappropriate use of diagnostic radiation and cell phones; exploring what factors lie behind puzzlingly high rates of fibroid tumors, breast cancer, and endometriosis in African American women; and building environmental wellness programs to address the environmental impacts of energy development, the built environment, and radon.