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What is a uterine perforation and how is it repaired?

What is a uterine perforation and how is it repaired?

Perforation: The uterus is very muscular. Procedures with sharp instruments such as uterine curettage (d and c) may cause a defect through the uterine wall. Most often, these perforations heal spontaneously. ...Read more

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Uterine Perforation (Definition)

When performing a uterine procedure through the vagina, a complication can be a uterine perforation. This is when an instrument is inserted through all the layers of the uterus, creating a hole in the uterus. Most perforations occur in the midline away from large blood vessels and usually can be observed. Lateral perforations or injury with an active energy ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: uterine perforation?

What is the definition or description of: uterine perforation?

Uterine trauma: When performing a uterine procedure through the vagina, a complication can be a uterine perforation. This is when an instrument is inserted through all the layers of the uterus, creating a hole in the uterus. Most perforations occur in the midline away from large blood vessels and usually can be observed. Lateral perforations or injury with an active energy electrode requires abdominal exploration. ...Read more

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Had uterine perforation but the dr is not sure enough to treat?

Had uterine perforation but the dr is not sure enough to treat?

Observation: Most uterine perforations will happen through the fundus or thicker muscular top of the womb. This area tends to heal well with minimal bleeding. Observation is appropriate as long as the patient's blood count is normal and no signs of infection are present. ...Read more

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What is the risk of uterine perforation from an iud?

What is the risk of uterine perforation from an iud?

Very low: Uterine perforation is a potential complication of placement of an iud. Once properly placed, the iud is not likely to move. Perforation rates may be as low as <1% for a very experienced physician who places iud's frequently. Ultrasound before and after placement will virtually eliminate the risk, as any improperly placed iud will be detected and can be corrected immediately. ...Read more

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What is the risk of uterine perforation with an IUD placement?

What is the risk of uterine perforation with an IUD placement?

Very low: This procedure very seldom causes any perforation of the uterine wall. ...Read more

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What is uterine perforation and how is it treated?

What is uterine perforation and how is it treated?

Observation: Most uterine perforations will happen through the fundus or thicker muscular top of the womb. This area tends to heal well with minimal bleeding. Observation is appropriate as long as the patient's blood count is normal and no signs of infection are present. ...Read more

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If need d&c will you end up with major issues such as uterine perforation?

Observation: Most uterine perforations will happen through the fundus or thicker muscular top of the womb. This area tends to heal well with minimal bleeding. Observation is appropriate as long as the patient's blood count is normal and no signs of infection are present. ...Read more

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Uterine perforation occurred during removal of septum from uterus. Are such incidences frequent?

Uterine perforation occurred during removal of septum from uterus. Are such incidences frequent?

No, but a risk: This is a known risk and complication of this procedure and will happen occasionally with even the most experienced surgeon. As long as it is immediately recognized and appropriately managed you should be fine. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of uterine perforation or embedment with mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD 1 year after insert. What would this show up as on transvaginal ultrasound?Thanx

What are symptoms of uterine perforation or embedment with mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD 1 year after insert. What would this show up as on transvaginal ultrasound?Thanx

Pain and discharge: Perforations of the uterus are usually painful. On the sonogram the problem will become evident as there is no IUD found within the uterus. There may be signs of air or even infection. A standard X-ray of the abdomen would be needed to locate the device. Hope that is not what has happened ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for uterine fibroids?

What's the best treatment for uterine fibroids?

Depends: The "best" treatment depends on many things..Do they bother you? Are you done having kids? Are they growing rapidly? You definitely need to discuss options with your doc, but they include doing nothing, minimally invasive surgery removing just fibroid, minimally invasive types of hysterectomy, open hysterectomy, uterine artery embolization. Find the option that best fits your needs/desires. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for perforated septum?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for perforated septum?

More info needed: Need additional information: are you referring to a nasal septum or the heart septum (or another septum)? ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for uterus myomatous?

What is the best treatment for uterus myomatous?

It depends: The common term to which you refer is a fibroid which are found in up to 70% of women depending on studies. If asymptomatic, as the majority are, they require no treatment. There are treatments that will decrease their size but to remove them requires surgery, either a myomectomy or hysterectomy depending upon the patient's wishes. Meds can control bleeding if that is the issue. ...Read more

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What`s the best treatment for :Exophytic Fibroid at the Fundus of the Uterus measuring 5.0 x 4.4 x 4.4??Thanks

What`s the best treatment for :Exophytic Fibroid at the Fundus of the Uterus measuring 5.0 x 4.4 x 4.4??Thanks

Best: If you are 45 years old and the fibroid is not causing problems with bleeding/pressure, the best treatment is probably to do nothing. If its causing symptoms consider hysterectomy, UFE, or possibly myomectomy. If you are not 45 years old - you should always give your correct age - it would depend on whether you have wishes for pregnancy in the future. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment options for endometrial stromal sarcoma grade Ib? After removing the uterus and one ovary (with one still left)

What are the best treatment options for endometrial stromal sarcoma grade Ib? After removing the uterus and one ovary (with one still left)

Gyn Oncologist: It is important to see a Gyn Oncologist for treatment of sarcomas. Surgery is the main component of treatment. Adjuvant treatments - chemo and/or radiation may be offered depending on your specific case. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gastrointestinal perforation?

What is the treatment for gastrointestinal perforation?

Emergency: An intestinal perforation is a serious emergency problem that would require emergency surgery to repair or resect the perforation site before serious life threatening sepsis develops. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for TMJ disc perforation ? In the case of anterior disc displacement without reduction and condyle deformity.

What is the treatment for TMJ disc perforation ? In the case of anterior disc displacement without reduction and condyle deformity.

Depends on symptoms: It depends on what your symptoms are and how much it bothers you. If you have no pain, or limitation of opening - no treatment indicated. If you are having troublesome symptoms, i would start with conservative treatment including otc pain meds, soft diet, jaw exercises. Splints often help. If you've tried conservative treatment, you may benefit from steroid injection, arthrocentesis or athroscopy. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for septal perforation?

What's the treatment for septal perforation?

A few options: A septal perforation causes crusting and bleeding. Saline irrigations and mineral oil drops will help with the symptoms. Your ENT doctor can help you decide on long term fixes to solve this like a removable "button", or surgical repair of the hole. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ear discharge in tympanic membrane perforation ,is it safe to use CPAP device in this situation?

What is the treatment for ear discharge in tympanic membrane perforation ,is it safe to use CPAP device in this situation?

Is there infection: If there is an infection you will need to be treated with anabiotic's. The discharge should be evaluated. I don't think the CPAP will be a major problem. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea ,what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?

Is tympanic membrane perforation a contraindication for CPAP & APAP use for sleep apnea ,what is the treatment for ear discharge from this condition?

CPAP: CPAP OVERVIEW CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a tool which can be used to assist the oxygenation of several respiratory pathologies. CPAP is not a r eplacement for any medicati on or procedure, but a t ool which can provide a high level of ventilatory support without the need for RSI or intubation. Patients whose condition is resistant to parenteral medications but whose respiratory effort does not yet require intubation should be considered prime candidates for CPAP. INDICATIONS ? Respiratory distress secondary to suspected congesti ve heart failure, acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (asthma, bronchitis, emphysema). CONTRAINDICATIONS ? Unconsciousness ? Suspected pneumothorax ? Inadequate respiratory drive ? Shock/Hypotension (BP <90) ? Chest wall trauma ? Persistent nausea/vomiting ? Has active upper GI bleeding or history of recent gastric surge ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more