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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 112 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Uterine adenomyosis, clinical and therapeutic study: about 87 cases].
 

Author(s): Moez Kdous, Monia Ferchiou, Fethi Zhioua

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Last Updated: 2 Feb 2016

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[Clinical efficacy of NovaSure for 30 patients with adenomyosis].
 

Author(s): Dan Li, Yajun Wan, Qingling Mu

Journal: Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2016 Jan;41(1):88-92.

 

To investigate the efficacy and safety of NovaSure system for dysmenorrhea and abnormal uterine bleeding of adenomyosis.


Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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Clinical Predictors of Long-term Success in Ultrasound-guided High-intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation Treatment for Adenomyosis: A Retrospective Study.
 

Author(s): Xin Liu, Wei Wang, Yang Wang, Yuexiang Wang, Qiuyang Li, Jie Tang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jan;95(3):e2443.

 

The long-term outcomes of ultrasound-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (USgHIFU) ablation treatment for adenomyosis and the relevant factors affecting the durability of symptom relief were assessed in this study.A total of 230 women with adenomyosis who were treated with USgHIFU ...

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis; Uterine Leiomyoma

 

Last Updated: 4 Sep 2016

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Placebo-controlled Proof of Concept Study of Epelsiban in Women With Adenomyosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2016

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Norwegian Adenomyosis Study III: Peristalsis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis; Infertility; Dysmenorrhea

 

Last Updated: 14 Sep 2016

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