Uterine Contraction

Known as: Myometrial Contractions, Contractions, Uterine, Contraction, Myometrial 
A process in which force is generated within smooth muscle tissue, resulting in a change in muscle geometry. This process occurs in the uterus. Force… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Magnetic and electrical stimulation at different levels of the neuraxis show that supraspinal and spinal factors limit force… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Presently, there is no effective treatment for preterm labor. The most obvious reason for this anomaly is that there is no… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the diagnostic performance of ultrasonographic measurement of the cervical… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The neurohypophysial peptide oxytocin (OT) and OT-like hormones facilitate reproduction in all vertebrates at several levels. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
To investigate the possible consequences of uterine contractions (UC) as visualized by ultrasound (US) on in-vitro fertilization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Vaginal ultrasonography of uterine peristalsis during the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle demonstrates an increasing… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Control of the smooth muscle in the uterus (the myometrium), is of vital importance during pregnancy and parturition. It is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Single actin filaments (∼7nm in diameter) labelled with fluorescent phalloidin can be clearly seen by video-fluorescence… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
During fatigue from a sustained maximal voluntary contraction (m.v.c.) the mean motoneurone discharge rates decline. In the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
1. Single fibres from the semitendinosus muscle of Rana temporaria were stretched during fused tetanic contractions and tension… (More)
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