uterine cavity

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uterine cavity - the space inside the uterus between the cervical canal and the Fallopian tubes
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
References in periodicals archive ?
Postoperatively, a pediatric Foley catheter was placed inside the uterine cavity and the patient was treated with 2-mg estradiol twice daily for 1-2 months.
To enhance the diagnostic accuracy for focal intracavity lesions such as endometrial polyps or submucous myomas, a negative contrast agent such as saline or gel may be injected into the uterine cavity during ultrasound: the saline or gel instillation sonohysterography.
Overall, 12% of patients had fibroids larger than 2 cm in diameter within the uterine cavity.
To perform the ablation, a special sheath, which includes a hysteroscopic telescope, is inserted into the uterine cavity.
Presence of clinically relevant pathology of the uterine cavity or fibroids greater than or equal to 5cm
HyCoSy is done by instilling ultrasound contrast media into the uterine cavity, using an8F Foley's catheter inserted in the uterine cavity through the cervical os.
The fundal contour cannot be evaluated with 2D imaging; likewise, details regarding the configuration of the uterine cavity (or cavities) may not be appreciated with the use of 2D imaging (FIGURE 1).
The extent of the septum varies; usually, it partially affects the uterine cavity rather than completely dividing it.
Nasdaq:CPTS), developer of the Essure(R) non-incisional permanent birth control system, today reports that a study being presented at the 54th Annual Clinical Meeting of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggests tissue will gradually encapsulate the coils of the Essure micro-insert that trail into the uterine cavity following hysteroscopic sterilization.
At 6 weeks of pregnancy, with a [beta] human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) concentration of 57,754 IU/L, TV ultrasound examination revealed a gestational sac with a yolk sac and fetal node with cardiac activity in the uterine cavity.
1-3) As illustrated by the opening case, however, the accuracy of TVUS is limited in the diagnosis of focal endometrial lesions, and further investigation of the uterine cavity is warranted.
Once hysteroscopy has been completed, a uterine manipulator must be placed inside the uterine cavity.