Spontaneous uterine rupture in pregnancy after endometrial ablation

Meaghan R. Bowling, Patrick S. Ramsey

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Resumen

Backgrond: Uterine rupture after endometrial ablation is rare and has not been reported previously in the English literature. Case: A 33-year-old multigravida at 26 5/7 weeks of gestation had undergone two endometrial ablation procedures. The first attempt 2 years before pregnancy was complicated by uterine perforation. She presented with severe abdominal pain. A cesarean delivery was performed for recurrent late fetal heart rate deceleration, and a complete spontaneous uterine rupture was discovered. Conclusion: Pregnancies that occur after endometrial ablation have a risk of morbidity. Physicians must counsel women on the importance of contraception or sterilization as a critical component of the procedure.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)405-406
Número de páginas2
PublicaciónObstetrics and gynecology
Volumen115
N.º2 SUPPL. 2 PART. 2
DOI
EstadoPublished - feb 2010
Publicado de forma externa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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