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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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 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.