Uterine Fibroids

Known as: Uterine leiomyomas, benign, uterus myoma, uterus fibroid 
A benign smooth muscle neoplasm arising from the body of the uterus. It is characterized by the presence of spindle cells with cigar-shaped nuclei… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
PURPOSE This systematic review aims to explain the heterogeneity in results of interventions to promote physical activity and… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy and safety of ulipristal acetate (UPA) for long-term treatment of symptomatic uterine… (More)
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas or myomas) are extremely common benign neoplasms of the uterus.1 The lifetime prevalence of fibroids… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To assess outcomes at 6 and 12 months after magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) for… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) have historically been viewed as important chiefly as the major indication for hysterectomy. As new… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To evaluate fibroid uterine volume reduction, symptom relief, and patient satisfaction with uterine artery embolization… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Uterine leiomyomata (fibroids) are common and clinically important tumors, but little is known about their etiology and… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We analyzed the relation between reproductive history and risk of uterine fibroids using data from a case-control study. Cases… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
As a leading cause of hysterectomy in premenopausal women. uterine leiomyomas are a major public health problem. However, very… (More)
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Review
1981
Review
1981
1 out of 4-5 women develop uterine leiomyomata, the most common solid pelvic tumors in women. This paper assesses the reports… (More)
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