cervical os

cervical os

cervical os

Anatomy The opening of the uterine cervix which is covered by squamous epithelium. See Cervical incompetence, Transformation zone.
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Ipas MVA cannula was used to aspirate uterine contents after introduction through the cervical os Contents were placed in a formalin bottle and sent to laboratory for histopathological analysis.
The cervical os was found to be only 2 cm dilated and there was a 4 cm tear in the posterior cervical lip, which was bleeding, suggesting that the patient had aborted through the tear (Fig.
There are other potential uses for the device, including athome viewing of the cervical os to gauge cervical dilation during labor and to detect false labor, she and her colleagues noted.
Office examination is notable for the IUD stem present at the external cervical os.
1) The pedunculated fibroids are connected to the myometrium by a narrow stalk and "float" in the abdominal cavity or through the cervical os in the vagina.
On examination there were no palpable uterine contractions and cervical os was closed.
Obstetric examination excluded the presence of vaginal bleeding and the cervical os was closed.
This narrows the cervical os and prevents prolapse of the filled condom into the vagina.
Difficulty in dilating the internal cervical os is a common problem in performing curettage.
Per-vaginal examination revealed completely closed cervical os.
The cervical os allows menstrual blood to flow out from the vagina during menstruation.
In both groups by using sterile techniques, a size 20 French gauge Foley's catheter was inserted through the internal cervical os.