Fallopian tubes


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fallopian tubes


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(or uterine tubes or oviducts) The tubes through which ova (eggs) travel from the ovaries to the uterus.
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Fallopian tubes

n. trompas de Falopio, conductos que se extienden del útero a los ovarios.
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IANS Almost all ovarian cancers begin, not in the ovaries, but in the fallopian tubes attached to them, finds a study.
Most - and possibly all - ovarian cancers do not start in ovaries but instead in the fallopian tubes, which are attached to them, claims a recent study.
For many decades it was assumed that HGSCs arise from the ovarian surface epithelium, but in 2001 this line of thinking was challenged by the identification of presumptive HGSC precursors--that is, serous tubal intraepithelial carcinomas (STICs), and occult HGSCs in the fallopian tubes of patients with germline BRCA1 mutations who were undergoing prophylactic surgery.
Other causes of fertility problems in women include: * Blocked fallopian tubes due to pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, or surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.
In the experimental group, 20ml 40ug/ml ozone water was prepared using the ozone medical apparatus (Fumener, Jiangmen, China) to perfuse the uterine cavity and bilateral fallopian tubes.
This gives a sufficiently clear picture to see whether the cavity of the uterus is clear and that the Fallopian tubes aren't blocked.
The basis for this hypothesis was the finding of a lesion in the fallopian tubes of women with genetic predisposition for ovarian carcinoma, designated as "serous tubal intraepithelial carcinoma" (STIC), which has molecular, immunohistochemical, and morphological similarities with high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma.
1,2 Only because the patients have involvement of fallopian tubes does not fulfill the criteria for fallopian tubes origin even if there is no tumour found in ovaries.
Hysterosalpingography (HSG) is radiographic evaluation of uterus and fallopian tubes and is used predominantly in evaluation of infertility.
Conclusion: MSG causes an increase in epithelial height of fallopian tubes in adult female rats but treatment with diltiazem prevents this effect.
Sean Ward, professor of physiology and cell biology at the University, says caffeine reduces muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes that carry eggs from a woman's ovaries to her womb.
The little swimmers use head-on currents to guide themselves up fallopian tubes toward an egg, a new study suggests.