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Uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) are the most common type of uterine neoplasms in premenopausal women. Leiomyomas are estrogen dependent and tend to atrophy and shrink in size after menopause. Dystrophic calcification, cystic changes, and necrosis are among the changes that indicate uterine fibroid involution. We are presenting a calcified uterine leiomyoma in a 61-year-old woman as incidentally detected on F-NaF PET/CT scanning. Many previous publications have reported the accumulation of F-NaF in soft tissue calcifications; these findings further set new directions in the evaluation of the metabolic activity of macrocalcification and microcalcification using molecular imaging probes.
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Name: Clinical nuclear medicine
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a 'baseball' suture technique for uterine myomectomy incision closure in laparoscopic surgical enucleation of uterine leiomy...
Uterine fibroid size is often considered a limiting factor for considering the surgical approach to myomectomy. In this case, a 35-year-old woman presented with heavy menstrual bleeding and desire for...
Uterine leiomyoma is a benign tumor that grows within the muscle tissue of the uterus. Ulipristal acetate (UPA) is a pre‑operative drug used to reduce the size of leiomyoma. The aim of the present s...
Despite considerable public health burden uterine fibroid population based incidence estimates are few. Secular trends over time are even more limited.
Concurrent benign metastasizing leiomyoma in the lung and lumbar spine with elevated standardized uptake value level in positron-emission tomography computed tomography: A case report and literature review.
Benign metastasizing leiomyoma (BML) is rare condition involving distant metastases secondary to benign uterine leiomyoma, and it is most commonly found in the lungs. It rarely metastasizes to the spi...
A double arm (non-inferiority) 44 patient study to assess the performance of BeadBlock™ in the treatment of uterine fibroids by embolization with respect to clinical & imaging outcome wi...
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate comparability between Contour SE™ Microspheres and Embosphere® Microspheres for achieving post UFE fibroid devascularization in women with s...
This study will characterize the treatments and outcomes associated with different uterine fibroid treatments in Canada, to understand patients' preferences and satisfaction with different...
The goal of this study is to develop additional long term data to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of this treatment. Indications for use for this system is: 'The ExAblate is intende...
The study aims to study the effect of simvastatin on the size of uterine fibroids.
Surgical removal of a LEIOMYOMA of the UTERUS.
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle tissue, also known as a fibroid tumor. They rarely occur outside of the UTERUS and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT but can occur in the SKIN and SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, probably arising from the smooth muscle of small blood vessels in these tissues.
Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.
Inflation of a balloon catheter within the uterine cavity to control UTERINE HEMORRHAGE.
Measurement or recording of contraction activity of the uterine muscle. It is used to determine progress of LABOR, OBSTETRIC and assess status of pregnancy. It is also used in conjunction with FETAL MONITORING to determine fetal response to stress of maternal uterine contractions.
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The menopause is a natural event for all women; the ovaries no longer produce estrogen and progesterone. This can be due to natural aging (usual age of onset is 51 years), or through chemotherapy and surgery on the ovaries. The changing balance of the ho...