Use of a flexible cannula to bypass an obstructing fibroid during a first-trimester surgical abortion: A case report

Vanessa K. Dalton, Dan I. Lebovic

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Uterine fibroids can pose a significant obstacle in surgical abortions. CASE: A fibroid uterus precluded successful uterine evacuation after 3 attempts. Using a flexible cannula, the definitive procedure was completed. CONCLUSION: A flexible cannula can be useful in surgical abortions complicated by uterine fibroids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)551-552
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Volume48
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2003

Keywords

  • Abortion, incomplete
  • Abortion, induced
  • Leiomyoma

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