Small bowel obstruction and perforation after Essure sterilization: a case report.

BACKGROUND We present a rare but serious complication of Essure microinsert sterilization. STUDY DESIGN Case report. RESULTS A 42-year-old woman presented with nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and abdominal distension 1 month after uncomplicated Essure sterilization. Abdominal X-ray showed small bowel obstruction. At subsequent laparotomy, a stretched… CONTINUE READING