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Ultrasonography B-mode, elastography (Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse) and Doppler sonography and hysteroscopy uterine in postpartum Santa Inês sheep

Grant number: 15/18519-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2016
Effective date (End): December 31, 2018
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Animal Reproduction
Principal Investigator:Wilter Ricardo Russiano Vicente
Grantee:Renata Sitta Gomes Mariano
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias (FCAV). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Jaboticabal. Jaboticabal , SP, Brazil


The aim of this study is evaluate the characteristics of the uterine tissues of sheep Santa Ines in postpartum by ultrasound B mode and Doppler, with emphasis on early diagnosis of reproductive disturbances and assessment of the development and uterine regression postpartum. History will be made, physical and obstetric examinations and complete blood counts in 30 sheep. Sonographic evaluations will be performed with the MyLab " 30 VET player with transducers (5.0 to 7.5 MHz) high resolution via transrectal and transabdominal. The postpartum uterine structure of the sheep monitoring will be held in: immediate moment (first day postpartum) and sequentially every 48 hours for thirty days. Hysteroscopy and biopsy will be performed in the immediate postpartum period and then every six hours until total cervical involution. Histological evaluation will elucidate the existence of inflammatory processes during uterine involution. The completely randomized experimental design is being used and a significance level of 5% for all tests.

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MARIANO, Renata Sitta Gomes. Ultrasonography B-mode, elastography (acoustic radiation force impulse), color doppler and hysteroscopy uterine in postpartum in Santa Ines sheep. 2018. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias..

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