uterine ischemia

uterine ischemia

a decreasing or ineffective blood supply to the uterus.

uterine ischemia (yōōˑ·t·rinˈ i·skēˑ·mē·),

n a decrease in the supply of blood to the uterus.
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It's important to note that the combination of a uterine compression suture with devascularization sutures may be associated with a higher rate of uterine ischemia and myometrial necrosis than the combination of compression sutures with an intrauterine balloon.
2[alpha]] around the time of menses, which leads to vasoconstriction, uterine ischemia, and painful uterine contractions.
The intention is to cause transient uterine ischemia.
Laparoscopic uterine artery occlusion (UAO) offers a minimally invasive surgical option that also causes transient uterine ischemia and subsequent relief of leiomyoma symptoms, utilizing the same principles as UAE but permitting the gynecologic surgeon to inspect the uterine cavity, address other gynecologic issues, and rule out uterine cancer.
The author noted that the initial period of relatively high pain probably resulted from global uterine ischemia caused by the sudden occlusion of the main uterine arteries.