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Iud surgical removal failed, anyone try it with ultrasound?

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Dr. Christopher Powers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Don't understand

When you say surgical, what do you mean? With a simple office hysteroscopy, it is very easy to remove an iud whose strings are otherwise inaccessible.
Of course, that assumes there is an iud in place. The ultrasound would help you determine that in advance of the hysteroscopy.

In brief: Don't understand

When you say surgical, what do you mean? With a simple office hysteroscopy, it is very easy to remove an iud whose strings are otherwise inaccessible.
Of course, that assumes there is an iud in place. The ultrasound would help you determine that in advance of the hysteroscopy.
Dr. Christopher Powers
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Agree with Dr Powers

If it's intra-uterine, no biggie, you can find it with hysteroscopy & remove it easily.
Sometimes, an iud can be in the abdomen and these can be difficult to find. If I have trouble laparoscopically, i usually do a x-ray to try & locate the position before i explore with the scope. I've found them hidden in omentum, under the liver, and even tangled in bowel. I hope this covers your question.

In brief: Agree with Dr Powers

If it's intra-uterine, no biggie, you can find it with hysteroscopy & remove it easily.
Sometimes, an iud can be in the abdomen and these can be difficult to find. If I have trouble laparoscopically, i usually do a x-ray to try & locate the position before i explore with the scope. I've found them hidden in omentum, under the liver, and even tangled in bowel. I hope this covers your question.
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Ronald De la Pena
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Sono or maybe better hysteroscopy are alternatives.

In brief: Yes

Sono or maybe better hysteroscopy are alternatives.
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
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