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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1997;40(11):2514-2519.
Published online January 1, 2001.
Clinical Usefulness of Resectoscopic Surgery in Endometrial Factor of Infertility.
Byeong Sam Park, Sang Nyeong Lee, Chang Gu Kang, Kwang Soo Kee, Hun Jung Im
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kwangju Christian Hospital, Kwangju, Korea.
Abstract
From May 1995 to February 1997, 46 patients underwent resectoscopic surgery for infertility. Of 46 patients, 32 patients had uterine synechiae, 5 patients had polyps, 3 patients had septums, 3 patients had bony foreign bodies, 2 patients had submucosal myomas, 1 patient had tuberculous endometritis. The resectoscopic procedure proved of special value for resection of intrauterine adhesion, submucosal myoma, septum and polyp. Except 5 patients, intrauterine conditions were improved and 10 patients were conceived. So it goes without saying that resectoscopic surgery is a effective and acceptable procedure for the management of infertility of endometrial factors. However, with the finding of slightly less satisfactory results with time and number, further follow-up is still needed to establish the usefulness of the procedure.
Key Words: Resectoscopy, Infertility, Uterine synechia


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