Ultrasound-Guided Hysteroscopic Metroplasty

40 Views | Sep 15, 2021

Authors: Sarah Smith, Darrien Rattray

Affliations: University of Saskatchewan

This video abstract demonstrates simultaneous use of pelvic ultrasound and hysteroscopy to resect uterine septum. Septate uteri are found in 1 to 15 per 1000 women and are associated with pregnancy complications. Some gynecologic procedures are more challenging or contraindicated in women with uterine septum including non-resectoscopic endometrial ablation and insertion of intrauterine devices. Ultrasonography is a useful tool that can be added to hysteroscopic metroplasty. It improves visualization during resection of uterine septum and has been demonstrated to increase the rates of complete resection.

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