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Hysteroscopic management of intra-uterine devices with lost strings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11053883     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a series of 38 patients with intra-uterine devices with lost strings where hysteroscopic aid was required after routine retrieval procedures failed. Thirty-five intra-uterine devices could be removed easily with hysteroscope. In one patient a fragmented Lippes Loop was removed piecemeal hysteroscopically. Laparotomy was required in only one patient, for an extra-uterine Copper T. Hysteroscopy is thus a simple, safe and effective method for removing misplaced intra-uterine devices.
S S Trivedi; M Goel; S Jain
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of family planning     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0144-8625     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Fam Plann     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-12     Completed Date:  2000-12-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8000474     Medline TA:  Br J Fam Plann     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Device Removal / methods*
Equipment Failure
Intrauterine Devices*
Intrauterine Devices, Copper

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