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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
DaCosta, Vernon E.; Wynter, Shaun H. ; Frederick, Joseph; Wynter, Hugh H.; Williams, M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
Successful Pregnancy After Hysteroscopic Metroplasty
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
51
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
260-262
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Congenital anomalies of the uterus have been estimated to affect 0.06-10% of women. Uterine septae account for approximately 80% to 90% of these anomalies and is also associated with the poorest reproductive outcome. Pregnancy loss in patients with a septate uterus has been reported to be as high as 90% after other causes for miscarriages have been excluded. We present here the first experience in Jamaica, of a successful pregnancy outcome after hysteroscopic metroplasty in a woman with a septate uterus and three previous miscarriages. (AU)....
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