Unit 3 Reproductive System and HSG
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What is considered the male sex organ?
Part of male anatomy that finalizes maturation process of the sperm
Part of male anatomy that transports sperm from the epididymis to the seminal duct; approximately 16-18 inches long
Part of the male anatomy that provides sugar and nutrients to sperm/ejaculate
Part of the male anatomy that secretes a fluid to neutralize the acidic environment of the female anatomy
What is considered the primary sex organ of the female reproductive system?
Part of the female anatomy that controls menstrual cycle and produces/stores eggs (ova)
Also called fallopian tubes; Part of the female anatomy that transports ova from the ovary to the uterus. It is also the site for fertilization. Approximately 3-5 inches long.
Part of the female anatomy that provides nourishment and shelter to a growing fetus
Part of the female anatomy that serves as the birth canal.
A procedure that involves placing radioactive material/seeds inside a tumor in order to radiate the tumor from the inside; Is considered a prostate cancer treatment
Determines the size, shape, and position of the uterus and uterine tubes. It diagnoses the presence of lesions within the uterine lining and investigates the patency of the uterine tubes.
Is BOTH a therapeutic and diagnostic procedure that unblocks the uterine tubes with the pressure from the contrast being injected
10 days after period
How many days after menstruation should a HSG procedure be done to ensure the patient is not pregnant and the endometrium is at its thinnest?
The position where the knees are flexed and legs are up in stir-ups.
How much contrast media may be used for a HSG?
Water soluble or oil based
What type of contrast media may be used for a HSG? (Hint: 2 types)
Scar tissue or mucous build up
A filling defect in one of the UTERINE TUBES during a HSG procedure may indicate...?
Lesions (such as tumors or polyps)
A filling defect in the UTERINE LINING during a HSG procedure may indicate...?
What procedure is usually used for fistulas in the female anatomy?
Thin Barium or iodinated contrast
What types of contrast material may be used for a vaginogram procedure?
Hysterosalpingography (HSG) Exam prep
-Laxative the evening prior
-Cleansing enema morning of
-Meal prior to exam is withheld
-Bladder emptied just prior to exam
-Procedures should be performed 10 days after menstruation begins to ensure pt. is not pregnant and endometrium is the least congested
performed to locate the placenta in cases of
suspected placenta previa
performed to demonstrate the architecture of the maternal pelvis to compare with the size of the fetal head
an examination of the fetus in utero to detect
abnormalities or confirm multiple pregnancies
performed by injecting carbon dioxide
into the peritoneal cavity
What imaging procedure provides images of BOTH the urinary system AND the male reproductive system?
Part of the male anatomy that stores sperm until it's ready for use
What is the degree of obliquety for a male patient undergoing a urethrogram?
Ova are released from the eggs during the process called _________________.
Ovulation begins in females around age ______.
Ovulation occurs approximately every ____ days until menopause occurs.
Menopause occurs around age __________.
(T or F) A female is born with all the ova she will ever have.
Medulla and Cortex
What are the 2 layers of tissue in the ovaries?
Outer layer of the ovary that is made of vascular tissue
Inner portion of the ovaries; contains the ovarian follicles
Isthmus, ampulla, and infundibulum
What are the 3 sections of the uterine (fallopian) tubes?
What is the most lateral aspect of the uterine tube?
Located on the infundibulum of the uterine tubes. Helps capture the eggs as they are released from the ovary.
What is the middle part of the uterine tube?
Part of the uterine tube in which fertilization most often takes place.
Narrow portion of the uterine tube that opens up into the uterine lining.
All along the inside of the uterine tubes, there are hair like structures known as ___________ that help move and coat the egg downstream towards the uterus
movement through the uterine tubes is called:
Fundus, body, isthmus, cervix
What are the 4 parts of the uterus?
The mucosal lining of the uterus that sheds during menstruation; i the innermost layer of the uterus
What is the outermost layer of the uterus?
What is the middle layer of the uterus?
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