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Chlamydia trachomatis in subfertile women undergoing uterine instrumentation. How we can help in the avoidance of iatrogenic pelvic inflammatory disease?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12042255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Guidelines drawn up for patients undergoing termination of pregnancy state that there should be a protocol for either screening or treating for Chlamydia trachomatis. So far guidelines for other techniques that require instrumentation of the uterus (e.g. hysterosalpingography) remain unclear and controversial. By looking for other less invasive techniques we will be able to avoid these problems in a proportion of cases. Screening or treatment should be performed in those cases requiring uterine instrumentation.
Kevin Thomas; Ian Simms
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human reproduction (Oxford, England)     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0268-1161     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Reprod.     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-03     Completed Date:  2003-01-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701199     Medline TA:  Hum Reprod     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1431-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Crown Street, Liverpool L8 7SS, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Chlamydia Infections / complications*,  diagnosis
Chlamydia trachomatis*
Fallopian Tube Patency Tests / adverse effects,  methods
Hysterosalpingography / adverse effects
Iatrogenic Disease / prevention & control*
Infertility, Female / complications*,  diagnosis*
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease / prevention & control*
Practice Guidelines as Topic

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