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    The Uterus; Polyps Endometrium

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    The uterus can be affected by a lot of different pathologies. The word “endo-“originated from the Greek words “endon”; meaning in or within. The word “uterine” which originated from the Latin words “uterinus”; meaning of or pertaining to the uterus, or womb. The word “polyp/o” originated from the Middle English words “polip or polipus”; meaning small growth. The combination of the any form of these two words results in the term uterine polyps. This paper will evaluate what a uterine polyp is, the

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    A few weeks ago The New York Times published the article Hopeful Start for First Uterus Transplant in the U.S. The article talks about the candidate who will be receiving the first uterus transplant and the expected outcome (Grady). This is exciting news for many women in the United States, but there are a few people that don’t share the excitement. Although there have been uterus transplants performed in other countries before, bioethical issues still arise. There have been some heated debates on

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    The articles concerning Uterus Transplantation are about woman who suffered from infertility and wanted to become impregnated. Surgeons in Swedish have successfully transplanted wombs donated from relatives into nine women and they will soon try to become pregnant. Several surgeons tried to conduct this procedure; however, all of them were not as successful as the surgeons in Swedish. The transplants began in September 2012 where the Swedish surgeons successfully transplanted wombs donated from relatives

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    INSIDE A HUMAN UTERUS MODEL FOR CRYOABLATION Xiaolong Luo1, Jim S.J. Chen1, Marla Wolfson2, Charles Philips2, Thomas Shaffer2 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Temple University 2Temple University School of Medicine Abstract – A new technique has been proposed that allows cryoablation to be achieved on the entire inner surface of the endometrium by circulating very cold perfluorochemical (PFC) fluid inside the human uterus. To understand the PFC flow field inside the uterus during cryoablation

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    laceration, incomplete evacuation, uterine perforation, hemorrhage and anesthetic complications [1, 2]. Surgical methods used for abortion are dilatation and curettage, dilatation and evacuation, hysterotomy and hysterectomy. Suction evacuation of the uterus remains one of the most popular options for termination of first trimester pregnancies. Cervical ripening before first-trimester surgical termination of pregnancy facilitates the procedure and reduces the operative morbidity [3, 4]. Various cervical

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    a procedure to examine the inside of the uterus. This exam uses sound waves that are sent to a computer to make images of the inside of the uterus. To get the best images, a germ-free, saltwater solution (sterile saline) is injected into the uterus through the vagina. This procedure can show if there is scarring or abnormal growths inside your uterus, such as fibroids. It can also show if your uterus is an abnormal shape or if the lining around the uterus is too thin. Tell a health care provider

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    Transplantation is a surgical procedure that is performed on patients who were born without a uterus or due to cervical cancer. A healthy uterus is implanted into a female where their uterus may not be functioning properly. This transplantation is not common because usually donors are giving their organ to someone so they can save a life whereas in this case, it’s for reproduction. There were several of cases that were performed by doctors so they will be able to see how the procedure works. When

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    Uterine Fibroids

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    grow up in the muscular wall of the uterus. Fibroids are also called leiomyoma or myoma. The size of the fibroids may vary from small sizes (apricot seed) to large sizes (similar to a melon). When fibroids rise up to a large size “The uterus expands to make it look approximating to a 6 or 7 months of pregnancy”. (Gynecologists). They also can grow up as an abnormal whole unit attach to the uterus or develop similar to grapes in different areas around the uterus. (See figure 1) A study published by

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    Endometriosis Essay

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    Endometriosis is a very painful disorder that effects the tissues that lines the inside of the uterus. Endometriosis causes the tissue to grow outside your uterus. Endometriosis usually involves your ovaries, bowel or the tissue lining your pelvis. Rarely, does the tissue spread beyond your pelvic region. Many researchers have tried to find a cause for this disease but to this day the cause is still unknown. There is no cure for endometriosis, however there are several treatments for the symptoms

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    a surgery in which the uterus is removed. This surgery may be done to treat various medical problems. After the surgery, a woman will no longer have menstrual periods. The surgery will also make a woman unable to become pregnant (sterile). The fallopian tubes and ovaries can be removed (bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy) during this surgery as well. Reasons for a hysterectomy Persistent, abnormal bleeding. Lasting (chronic) pelvic pain or infection. The lining of the uterus (endometrium) starts growing

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