OJOG> Vol.2 No.3, September 2012

Hysteroscopic septum resection in patients with recurrent abortions and infertility

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ABSTRACT

Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the achievement of pregnancy as well as the reproductive outcome after hysteroscopic septum resection in women with recurrent abortions or infertility. Design: retrospective, clinical trial. Setting: University hospitals. Patient(s): Fourty women with a diagnosis of uterine septum who had a history of pregnancy loss or infertility. They were randomized into two groups. Group I includes 18 infertile women and group II includes 22 recurrent miscarriage women. Intervention(s): Hysteroscopic metroplasty was performed on all patients in both groups. Result(s): 40 patients who were diagnosed with a partial septate uteri had hysteroscopic septum resection and were divided into two groups: Group I (18 patients) presented with infertility and Group II (22 patients) with recurrent abortions. The mean post-operative follow up period was 24 months. Group I, 12 patients (66.6%) and Group II, 17 patients (77.2%) achieved pregnancy, with respective abortion rates of 2 (11.1%) and 4 (18.1%). Conclusion(s): Using hysteroscopy to perform metroplasty on septate uteri makes the procedure safer, easier, and less complicated. This procedure is recommended for all cases diagnosed with an uterine septum.

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Güven, D. , Bakay, K. , Kuruoğlu, S. and Özdemir, A. (2012) Hysteroscopic septum resection in patients with recurrent abortions and infertility. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2, 262-264. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2012.23054.

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