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  • adj. Through the vagina


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trans- +‎ vaginal


  • When ovulation is imminent, you will undergo a procedure called transvaginal follicle puncture.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Then he inserted an instrument called a transvaginal ultrasound probe; it has a sheath containing a long needle on top of it. - News

  • Helping clinicians determine which patients require admission and guiding more selective use of resources such as transvaginal ultrasound or the fetal fibronectin test, CerviLenz helps provide efficient, cost-effective, high quality care. "


  • "I think there are some instances where transvaginal mesh might be the only option for someone," said Deborah Myers , American Urogynecologic Society president.

    FDA Panel Takes Second Look

  • In the case of the transvaginal mesh, proponents say it's safe when used properly because it is based on similar plastic mesh used to treat hernias and incontinence.

    FDA Panel Takes Second Look

  • But in some cases of transvaginal use, the mesh contracts and tightens, or shifts from its placement, causing prickly parts of the mesh to protrude into the vagina.

    FDA Panel Takes Second Look

  • In the 1990s, gynecologists began inserting the mesh through the vagina, and in the past decade, products designed specifically for transvaginal procedures hit the market, according to FDA website documents.

    FDA Panel Takes Second Look

  • About 75,000 transvaginal mesh surgeries for prolapse were conducted in the U.S. last year, according to the FDA.

    FDA Panel Takes Second Look

  • Luckily Texas has an amazing education system called the Texas Legislature, which offers ample opportunity to broach important subjects such as transvaginal sonograms, helicopter hog hunting and, today, noodling, as the Texas Senate debated and passed a bill carried by Republican Bob Deuell to make noodling a legal activity in the state of Texas.

    Rachel Farris: Texas Republicans Pass "Noodling" Bill

  • A standard pregnancy ultrasound exam can give a clue about a cervical abnormality but a good measurement requires a transvaginal ultrasound exam, common with standard equipment, said Romero.

    Vaginal gel reduces premature births in some women


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