Adenomyosis

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Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is characterized by the presence of endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium. Abnormal uterine bleeding and dysmenorrhea are the most characteristic symptoms, occurring in approximately 65% of cases ({1:Arnold et al., 1995}).
 

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 104 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Spontaneous rupture and massive hemoperitoneum from uterine leiomyomas and adenomyosis in a nongravid and unscarred uterus.
 

Author(s): Cheng-Ran Peng, Chie-Pein Chen, Kuo-Gon Wang, Liang-Kai Wang, Yi-Yung Chen, Chen-Yu Chen

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Apr;54(2):198-200.

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2015

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Ultrasound-guided percutaneous microwave ablation for adenomyosis: efficacy of treatment and effect on ovarian function.
 

Author(s): Yu Yang, Jing Zhang, Zhi-yu Han, Xia Ma, Yan-li Hao, Chang-tao Xu, Rui-fang Xu, Bing-song Zhang

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A total of 142 premenopausal women with symptomatic adenomyosis underwent ultrasound (US)-guided percutaneous microwave ablation (PMWA) at the Chinese PLA General Hospital. This study aimed to evaluate changes in serum pituitary, gonadal hormone and cancer antigen 125 (CA125) levels ...

Last Updated: 6 May 2015

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The immunoprofile of interstitial Cajal cells within adenomyosis/endometriosis lesions.
 

Author(s): Isabela Magdalena Drăghici, Liviu Drăghici, Manole Cojocaru, Carmen Loredana Gorgan, Camelia Doina Vrabie

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2015 ;56(1):133-8.

 

Adenomyosis and endometriosis are lesions which have aroused the interest for the investigation of antibodies specific to the structures from the composition, but also for the cause behind the appearance of these lesions in completely different structures. The impact they have on ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2015

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 23 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic findings in adenomyosis: a pictorial review on the major concerns.
 

Author(s): A Graziano, G Lo Monte, I Piva, D Caserta, M Karner, B Engl, R Marci

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Apr;19(7):1146-54.

 

Adenomyosis is a benign pathology with a marked impact on women in reproductive age. The prevalence of adenomyosis ranges from 5 to 70%. Dysmenorrhea, metrorrhagia, chronic pelvic pain, dyspareunia and infertility often occur, while a third of the women is asymptomatic. This pictorial ...

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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Medical treatment for adenomyosis and/or adenomyoma.
 

Author(s): Kuan-Hao Tsui, Wen-Ling Lee, Chih-Yao Chen, Bor-Chin Sheu, Ming-Shyen Yen, Ting-Chang Chang, Peng-Hui Wang

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Dec;53(4):459-65.

 

Uterine adenomyosis and/or adenomyoma is characterized by the presence of heterotopic endometrial glands and stroma within the myometrium, >2.5 mm in depth in the myometrium or more than one microscopic field at 10 times magnification from the endometrium-myometrium junction, and ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Uterine-sparing surgery for adenomyosis and/or adenomyoma.
 

Author(s): Huann-Cheng Horng, Ching-Hui Chen, Chih-Yao Chen, Kuan-Hao Tsui, Wei-Min Liu, Peng-Hui Wang, Wen-Hsun Chang, Ben-Shian Huang, Hsu-Dong Sun, Ting-Chang Chang, Wei-Chun Chang, Ming-Shyen Yen

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Mar;53(1):3-7.

 

Adenomyosis of the uterus is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue, including glands and stroma, situated at least 2.5 mm below the endometrial-myometrial junction and widely distributed within the myometrium layer of the uterus. There is no consensus on the appropriate treatment ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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Norwegian Adenomyosis Study I
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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The Association Between Adenomyosis/Uterine Myoma and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis; Uterine Leiomyoma

 

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2016

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Norwegian Adenomyosis Study III: Peristalsis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis; Infertility; Dysmenorrhea

 

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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