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Despite the fact that a link between cholesterol and the myometrium has been clearly established, no study investigating aspects of cholesterol metabolism and uterine dystocia currently exists. This study is a pilot study whose aim is to test the hypothesis that an association between uterine dystocia and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the genes coding for the LXRs.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Whole blood sampling
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:27-0400
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Failure of the UTERUS to contract with normal strength, duration, and intervals during childbirth (LABOR, OBSTETRIC). It is also called uterine atony.
Sampling of blood levels of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by withdrawal of blood from the inferior petrosal sinus. The inferior petrosal sinus arises from the cavernous sinus and runs to the internal jugular vein. Sampling of blood at this level is a valuable tool in the differential diagnosis of Cushing disease, Cushing syndrome, and other adrenocortical diseases.
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The use of embolizing agents to block the arterial blood supply to parts or all of the UTERUS. The procedures are done to control bleeding or to cause destruction of uterine tissues.
Cholesterol is a waxy steroid metabolite found in the cell membranes and transported in the blood plasma. It is an important structural component of mammalian cell membranes, where it is establishes proper membrane permeability and fluidity. Cholesterol ...