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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002;45(6):1060-1063.
Published online June 1, 2002.
A Case of successful delivery after hysteroscopic removal of intrauterine device with missing tail during early pregnancy.
You Young Bae, Ho Ryong Kim, Hyoung Ho Kim, Yong Pil Kang, Jin Gyu Sun, Kwang Soo Kee
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Kwangju Christian Hospital, Kwangju, Korea.
Abstract
In the case of pregnancy complicated by intrauterine device, complications such as ectopic pregnancy, septic abortion, preterm delivery are increased significantly. Especially in relation to intrauterine pregnancy, IUD should be removed to prevent complication. But when the tail is missed, therapeutic abortion has been done as an alternative method conventionally. Recently we experienced a case of hysteroscopic removal of IUD complicated by intrauterine pregnancy of 9th week without any harm to the G -sac or embryo. And she delivered healthy girl weighing 2950 gm. So we report this case with the review of articles related.
Key Words: Intrauterine device, Hysteroscopic IUD removal


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