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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After administration of IMN in the abortion group, there was a significant decrease of uterine artery RI and PI and a significant increase in sub-endometrial VI, FI and VFI (p<0.
The use of microcatheters reduces the need for bilateral femoral artery punctures and lowers the risk of uterine artery spasm and resultant inadequate embolisation.
Haemostatic sutures can be inserted for bleeding at the uterine angle together with a unilateral uterine artery ligation, especially if the bleeding is thought to be from vessels in the broad ligament.
Overall, the addition of uterine artery Doppler data to biochemical marker data improved the predictive performance of biochemical markers alone to a greater extent than did the addition of biochemical markers to uterine artery Doppler data alone.
15,16) The angiographic images should be carefully inspected for a possible cause of failure such as uterine artery revascularization or collateral arterial supply from the ovarian arteries (Figure 6).
The ExAblate treatment offers women with symptomatic uterine fibroids the only non-invasive alternative to surgical treatment options such as hysterectomy, myomectomy, and uterine artery embolization (UAE).
Uterine artery embolisation: This blocks the blood supply to bigger fibroids so they wither and shrivel.
The alternative is a treatment for fibroid tumors called Uterine Artery Embulization, or UAE.
This research provided the first detailed characterization of plasma leptin levels, leptin-related signaling pathways and leptin functional response of the uterine artery in a rat model of reduced utero-placental perfusion.
A more recent non-surgical procedure for the treatment of fibroids is uterine artery embolization which prevents blood flow directly to the fibroids.
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