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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2010;53(10):934-939.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/kjog.2010.53.10.934    Published online October 1, 2010.
Successful management of cesarean scar pregnancy at 13 weeks of gestation by uterine artery embolization: A case report.
Jun Min Seok, Myoung Jin Moon, Sung Woon Chang, Yu Mi Lee, Ji Hyon Jang, Min Jung Baek
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University School of Medicine, Seongnam, Korea. goodgood75@naver.com
Abstract
Cesarean scar pregnancy, in which the pregnancy is implanted at the previous cesarean scar, is a very rare form of ectopic pregnancy. A delay in diagnosis can lead to uterine rupture, massive hemorrhage, and serious maternal morbidity. However, the optimal treatment is unknown. We experienced a case of viable cesarean scar pregnancy diagnosed at 13 weeks of gestation treated with uterine artery embolization and report with a brief of literatures.
Key Words: Cesarean scar pregnancy, Ectopic pregnancy, Uterine artery embolization


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