uterine artery


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u·ter·ine ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, anterior division of internal iliac artery of females; distribution, uterus, upper part of vagina, round ligament, and medial part of uterine (fallopian) tube; anastomoses, ovarian, vaginal, inferior epigastric. Supplies maternal circulation to placenta during pregnancy.
Synonym(s): arteria uterina [TA]

u·ter·ine ar·te·ry

(yū'tĕr-in ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, internal iliac; distribution, uterus, upper part of vagina, round ligament, and medial part of uterine (fallopian) tube; anastomoses, ovarian, vaginal, inferior epigastric. Supplies maternal circulation to the placenta during pregnancy.
Synonym(s): arteria uterina [TA] .

uterine artery

A branch of the anterior division of the internal iliac artery; it supplies blood to the upper vagina, cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes.
See also: artery
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Sensitivity of higher, lower and mean second trimester uterine artery doppler resistance indices in screening for pre eclampsia.
Diffusion-weighted imaging in uterine artery embolisation: do findings correlate with contrast enhancement and volume reduction?
The ureter, where it crosses under the uterine artery above the vaginal artery, near the isthmic part of the uterus, is a site of injury during uterine artery ligation while performing hysterectomy.
The impact of uterine artery embolization on ovarian function.
A UK multicentre retrospective cohort study comparing hysterectomy and uterine artery embolisation for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids (HOPEFUL study): Main results on medium-term safety and efficacy.
Kmak, "Conservative management of cervical ectopic pregnancy: Utility of uterine artery embolization," Fertility and Sterility, vol.
Stuart, "Efficacy of uterine artery embolisation for treatment of symptomatic fibroids and adenomyosis--An interim report on an Australian experience," Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol.
Ohkuchi et al., "Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm: its occurrence after non-traumatic events, and possibility of "without embolization" strategy," European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, vol.
We observed that women with PCOS and healthy controls had similar blood flow (UtAPI) in the uterine artery in the first and second trimesters and that food intake seems to impact UtAPI in pregnant women with PCOS.
We used Doppler ultrasonography to assess the effects of ozone exposure during implantation on maternal uterine artery blood flow at various points during gestation.
Conclusion: Uterine artery doppler evaluation in women undergoing IVF cycles was not predictive of the pregnancy outcomes.