Third-trimester uterine rupture following hysteroscopic uterine perforation.

  title={Third-trimester uterine rupture following hysteroscopic uterine perforation.},
  author={Rodney Howe},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={81 5 ( Pt 2)},
BACKGROUND As operative hysteroscopy becomes more common, long-term complications become apparent. CASE A 29-year-old woman had a hysteroscopic uterine septum resection. This was complicated by a small fundal puncture. In the ensuing pregnancy, uterine rupture occurred at 33 weeks and resulted in neonatal mortality and maternal morbidity. CONCLUSION Uterine rupture may follow uterine perforation at operative hysteroscopy; patients contemplating pregnancy after such perforation warrant… CONTINUE READING

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