myolysis


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myolysis

 [mi-ol´ĭ-sis]
degeneration of muscle tissue.

my·ol·y·sis

(mī-ol'i-sis),
Dissolution or liquefaction of muscular tissue, frequently preceded by degenerative changes such as infiltration of fat, atrophy, and fatty degeneration.
[myo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

myolysis

/my·ol·y·sis/ (mi-ol´ĭ-sis) disintegration or degeneration of muscle tissue.

my·ol·y·sis

(mī-ol'i-sis)
Dissolution or liquefaction of muscular tissue, frequently preceded by degenerative changes such as infiltration of fat, atrophy, and fatty degeneration.
[myo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

myolysis

degeneration of muscle tissue.
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Kato Y, Iwase M, Takagi K, Nishizawa T, Kanazawa H, Matsushita A, Umeda H, Izawa H, Noda A, Koike Y, Nagata K, Yokota M Differential myolysis of myocardium and skeletal muscle in hamsters with dilated cardiomyopathy: beneficial protective effect of diltiazem.
While myolysis with resection resulted in a reduced need for hysterectomy compared with ablation alone, the best outcomes in terms of reduced need for reoperation were in those who underwent myolysis plus endometrial ablation--with or without resection, he concluded.
Having performed more than 300 of these procedures, I can attest to the value of myolysis in postreproductive patients with moderate-sized myomas less than 7 cm that respond to GnRH agonists.
The results show that after the first 5 years of myolysis, 5.
The various clinical series reported to date indicate myolysis and cryomyolysis are distinguished by an unpredictable therapeutic response and significant short-term complications.
It's better than myomectomy, better than myolysis, better than embolization.
The operating time was 106 minutes, compared with 176 minutes for laparoscopic myomectomy with hysteroscopic endometrial ablation and myomectomy with myolysis as necessary (LMAM).
With high-power laser myolysis, in which powers of up to 50 watts are used, the fibroids are literally destroyed, Dr.