Amy Garcia, MD. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA The FIGO abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) category of myomas and subclassification of submucous myomas as types 0, 1 and 2 is used to diagnose and describe myomas within the uterine cavity. There are several imaging modalities available to the gynecologist for submucous myoma diagnosis. Transvaginal Ultrasound A 2-dimensionalContinue Reading
Andrea Tinelli,“Veris delli Ponti” Hospital, Scorrano, Lecce, Italy Uterine fibroid, during its growth, cause the progressive formation of a peripheral surgical-anatomical biological structure, the myoma pseudocapsule. This anatomical entity, unknown for many years, began to have a lot of interest among gynecologists dealing with fertility surgery in the new century. This biological structure originates fromContinue Reading
Hysteroscopic approach to treat uterine malformations has been well defined more than 35 years ago. Colacurci and colleagues (1) wrote: “Hysteroscopic surgery replaced abdominal metroplasty and is today the treatment of choice for congenital uterine malformations”. Fayez J A (2) in 1986 stated that “…hysteroscopic metroplasty may be preferable to the transabdominal procedure based onContinue Reading
The name cervix derives from the Latin word “Cervic” meaning “neck”. It represents the lower portion of the uterus and communicates the uterine cavity with the vagina. It has a cylindrical shape with a length of about 3 cm and a diameter of about 2 cm. The uterine cervix has an opening to the vaginaContinue Reading
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