Vol 7 Issue 1

Evaluation of the Uterine Cavity and Diagnosis of Submucous Myomas

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

Physiology and importance of the myoma pseudocapsule

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

Use of the Resectoscope to Treat Vaginal Longitudinal Septum

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


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