Traumatic perforation of the uterus following attempted self-induced abortion with a rubber catheter.

@article{Veprovsky1954TraumaticPO,
  title={Traumatic perforation of the uterus following attempted self-induced abortion with a rubber catheter.},
  author={E C Veprovsky and L L Ostreich},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1954},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={
          1615-20
        }
}
  • E C Veprovsky, L L Ostreich
  • Published in
    American journal of…
    1954
  • Medicine
  • Abstract 1. Four cases are herein reported in which a rubber catheter was introduced by the patient into the uterine cavity for the purpose of abortion. At laparotomy, in three of the cases, the major portion of the catheter was found in the peritoneal cavity, having perforated the uterine wall. In one case, the catheter was found in the uterine cavity. 2. In the three cases of uterine perforation, the catheter was removed and the uterine rent was repaired. In the case of pregnancy and the… CONTINUE READING

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