The supine position of the mother predisposes to aorto-caval compression as a result of pressure effects from the gravid uterus
leading to decreased venous return and cardiac output especially in the late pregnancy.
Localization of the appendix can be challenging in pregnant patients due to changes in abdominal organ position caused by the gravid uterus
The left side is recommended, as this is optimal for preventing the gravid uterus
from impeding blood flow through the inferior vena, and increases blood flow and nutrients to the placenta and fetus.
Key words: Gravid uterus
, Thoracic cavity, Diaphragmatic herniation, Short haired cat, Displaced heart, right sided, Fetuses.
On clinical examination, the gravid uterus
could be felt down towards left side of the abdominal floor.
Animals were euthanized on the 18th day of pregnancy and immediately subjected to laparotomy, to record dead and live fetuses, gravid uterus
weight and the implantation sites, using the Salewski method (SALEWSKI, 1964).
The benefit was the relief of symptoms and facilitating the space to accommodate growing fetus and enlarging gravid uterus
Rupture of the gravid uterus
in a tertiary health facility in theNiger delta region of Nigeria: A 5-year review.
The Anatomy of the Human Gravid Uterus
by William Hunter, 1774
The use of an obstetric wedge to provide appropriate lateral tilt of the gravid uterus
in all cases.
9] Smoking, hypertension, diabetes, lupus, obesity, advanced age, thrombophilia and complications of pregnancy (such as increased hypercoagubility, increased venous capacitance and decreased venous outflow, mechanical obstruction by the gravid uterus
, decreased mobility, multiple gestation) are responsible for increased risk of DVT in pregnancy.
The enlarging gravid uterus
complicates the physical examination.
They created models of the gravid uterus
for Bologna's first school of obstetrics, receiving commissions by university professors, medical practitioners and collectors alike.
The placenta and gravid uterus
of Carcharhinus falciformis.
In the case of her cesarean section, the ovary was pushed high in the upper abdomen by the gravid uterus
and was missed by the operating surgeon.