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 88 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Eutopic/ectopic endometrial apoptosis initiated by bilateral uterine artery occlusion: A new therapeutic mechanism for uterus-sparing surgery in adenomyosis.
 

Author(s): Li Chen, Caixia Li, Jing Guo, Ning Luo, Xiaoyan Qu, Le Kang, Mingmin Liu, Zhongping Cheng

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The objective of the present study was to investigate differences in the expression of apoptosis-related factors in the eutopic and ectopic endometrium (EuE/EE) in women with adenomyosis before and after laparoscopic bilateral uterine artery occlusion (LUAO). Ten patients with uterine ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2017

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Effect of matrix metalloproteinase promoter polymorphisms on endometriosis and adenomyosis risk: evidence from a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Hui Ye, Yazhou He, Jiarong Wang, Tiange Song, Zhu Lan, Yiqi Zhao, Mingrong Xi

Journal: J. Genet.. 2016 Sep;95(3):611-9.

 

Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) promoter polymorphisms are considered to play roles in the aetiology of endometriosis and adenomyosis, however, the evidence available are inconsistent. We aimed to systematically review the asscociation between MMP-1 -1607 1G/2G MMP-2 -735 C/T, MMP-3 ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2016

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Adenomyosis in infertile women: prevalence and the role of 3D ultrasound as a marker of severity of the disease.
 

Author(s): J M Puente, A Fabris, J Patel, A Patel, M Cerrillo, A Requena, J A Garcia-Velasco

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Adenomyosis is linked to infertility, but the mechanisms behind this relationship are not clearly established. Similarly, the impact of adenomyosis on ART outcome is not fully understood. Our main objective was to use ultrasound imaging to investigate adenomyosis prevalence and severity ...

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2016

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The terms "Adenomyosis" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Impact of Adenomyosis on Women's Fertility.
 

Author(s): Tasuku Harada, Yin Mon Khine, Apostolos Kaponis, Theocharis Nikellis, George Decavalas, Fuminori Taniguchi

Journal: Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2016 Sep;71(9):557-68.

 

Until recently, adenomyosis has been associated with multiparity, not impaired fertility. Currently, adenomyosis is diagnosed with increasing frequency in infertile patients since women delay their first pregnancy until their late 30s or early 40s. Although an association between ...

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016

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Conservative surgical treatment of adenomyosis to improve fertility: Controversial values, indications, complications, and pregnancy outcomes.
 

Author(s): Kuan-Hao Tsui, Fa-Kung Lee, Kok-Min Seow, Wei-Chun Chang, Jia-Wei Wang, Shee-Uan Chen, Hsiang-Tai Chao, Min-Shyen Yen, Peng-Hui Wang

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec;54(6):635-40.

 

Uterine adenomyosis was first reported in the 19(th) century and early 20(th) century; von Rokitansky described it in 1860. Since then, the general clinical, pathological, and radiologic findings and potentially useful management methods have been reviewed in many studies. Some authors ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2015

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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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Adenomyosis and Ulipristal Acetate
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenomyosis

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2017

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