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  • Endometrium
  • The uterus consists of three layers of tissues namely the endometrium or a layer of mucous membrane in the inner part, a layer of muscle fibres called the myometrium and the third and outer layer of connective tissues known as the perimetrium. (infobarrel.com)
  • During the menstrual cycle (estrus), the lining of the uterus (endometrium) undergoes changes that permit the implantation of a fertilized egg. (dictionary.com)
  • From innermost to outermost, these layers are as follows: Endometrium is the inner epithelial layer, along with its mucous membrane, of the mammalian uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basically, it is represented by a miniature uterus comprising a smooth muscle wall lined by endometrium thus outlining a uterus anatomical structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • They have also been called helicine branches of the uterus (or helicine arterioles), as they are spiral-shaped, but they should not be confused with the spiral arteries that penetrate the endometrium in the inner uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • While the uterus didelphys is estimated to occur in 1/3,000 women, the unicornuate uterus appears to be even more infrequent with an estimated occurrence of about 1/4,000. (wikipedia.org)
  • Uterus didelphys (sometimes also uterus didelphis) represents a uterine malformation where the uterus is present as a paired organ when the embryogenetic fusion of the Müllerian ducts fails to occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States, uterus didelphys is reported to occur in 0.1-0.5% of women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anteflexion
  • It is held in place by several peritoneal ligaments, of which the following are the most important (there are two of each): Normally the uterus lies in anteversion & anteflexion. (wikipedia.org)
  • This position is termed anteflexion of the uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • painful
  • Excessive production of prostaglandins by the uterus may lead to painful periods (dysmenorrhoea) or heavy periods (menorrhagia). (daviddarling.info)
  • A tilted uterus may cause penetrative sex to be uncomfortable or painful. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • An enlarged uterus can be the result of a medical condition that not only causes it to grow but also to bleed and become painful. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • I have a retroverted uterus with heavy painful cycle. (mooncup.co.uk)
  • Rarely (1 in 3000 to 8000 pregnancies) a tipped uterus will cause painful and difficult urination, and can cause severe urinary retention. (wikipedia.org)
  • transplant surgery
  • The operation, performed by Dr. Ömer Özkan, Dr. Munire Erman Akar and their team, was the world's first uterus transplant surgery gaining long-term function, as evident by the fact that Ms. Sert has had six menstrual periods post-surgery and is said to have a fully functioning uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • It is possible a woman may notice a bloated belly or that clothes seem too tight, but for most, a diagnosis of an enlarged uterus is unexpected. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • organ
  • Another hospital, the Cleveland Clinic, performed the first uterus transplant in the United States in February 2016, but it failed after two weeks because of an infection that caused life-threatening hemorrhage and required emergency surgery to remove the organ. (nytimes.com)
  • The uterus is the organ in the abdomen of female mammals in which the fertilized egg implants and develops into offspring. (conservapedia.com)
  • transplants
  • Since 2014, eight other babies have been born to women who had uterus transplants, all in Sweden, at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg. (nytimes.com)
  • The BBC reports on the world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, performed by more than 10 surgeons at Sweden's University of Gothenburg. (dmoztools.net)
  • menstrual cycle
  • Endometriosis is a condition in which tissues like those which line the uterus are found outside the uterus.These misplaced tissues develop into growths or lesions which respond to the menstrual cycle: each month the tissues build up, break down, and shed. (dmoztools.net)
  • world's
  • In 2010 Diaz-Garcia and co-workers, at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Gothenburg in Sweden, demonstrated the world's first successful allogenic uterus transplantation, in a rat, with healthy offspring. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Turkey, on 9 August 2011, the world's first uterus transplant from a deceased donor was conducted by a team of doctors at Akdeniz University Hospital in Antalya. (wikipedia.org)
  • donor
  • The mother, who was born without a uterus, received the transplant from a living donor last year at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, and had a baby boy there last month, the hospital said on Friday. (nytimes.com)
  • Disadvantages include surgery for the uterus donor and recipient, and a lifetime of anti-rejection drugs. (go.com)
  • The Swedish woman, aged 36, had received a uterus in 2013, from a live 61-year-old donor, in an operation led by Dr. Brännström, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Gothenburg. (wikipedia.org)