myometrial

my·o·me·tri·al

(mī'ō-mē'trē-ăl),
Relating to the myometrium.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

my·o·me·tri·al

(mī'ō-mē'trē-ăl)
Relating to the myometrium.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Stage IA disease is defined as an endometrium-confined disease with myometrial invasion occurring in less than 50% of patients.
In the parametrium, the uterine arteries give two predominant ramifications: an ascending vessel that moves cranially and provides the myometrial arteries, and the cervico-vaginal vessel that moves caudally.
She underwent pelvic sonography, which demonstrated a large globular uterus with myometrial thickening and myometrial cysts with increased hypervascularity.
(6,7) Deep myometrial invasion is common and may lead to uterine perforation.
Myometrial sensitivity to oxytocin parallels expression of oxytocin receptors such that responsiveness begins at about 20 weeks' gestation and then dramatically increases at about 30 weeks' gestation.
Both of these markers are significantly correlated with higher histologic grade, stage, lymph node metastases, myometrial invasion, and cervical involvement in patients with EC (68).YKL-40 (Human Chitinase-3-like protein 1) is a glycoprotein that belongs to the chitinase family.
[10,11] Prostaglandins, especially prostaglandin F2-alfa and vasopressin and endothelins, stimulate myometrial contraction which is released by endometrium during menstruation.
It represents metaplasia of Mullerian system or uterine endometrial or myometrial stroma in differentiation towards cartilage.
After letting the patient empty bladder; total uterine, total myometrial and endometrial measurements were obtained with a 7.0 MHz vaginal transducer (Voluson 730, GE Healthcare, USA) in a lithotomy position.
Tumor size, the depth of myometrial invasion, tumor cell labeling of proliferation marker Ki67 (Figures 5(c)-5(d)), and the presence or absence of lymphovascular invasion were recorded as part of clinical and pathologic data.
Previous studies [11, 12] have proposed that undifferentiated cells are involved in myometrial pathologies, and also leiomyoma onset may be the result of impaired function, proliferation, and differentiation of undifferentiated cells inside the myometrium that are under the effect of ovarian hormones [13,14].