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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001;44(4):826-829.
Published online April 1, 2001.
A Case of Hysteroscopic Removal of Intrauterine Device with Missing Tail during Early Pregnancy: Successful Ongoing Pregnancy.
Moon Young Kim, Byeong Jun Jung, Hyung Min Choi, Eung Soo Lee
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Inje University, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Kyunggi, Korea.
Abstract
In case of intrauterine pregnancy with an intrauterine device(IUD), it is recommended, to remove the device because of the risk of abortions or septic complications. If the thread of the IUD is not visible, which often occurs because of growth of the uterus in pregnancy, it is advisible, to perform extraction with hysteroscopy and ultrasonic guidance. We report on one case with hysteroscopic IUD removal in early pregnancy, which pregnancy is continuing without complications.
Key Words: Hysteroscopic IUD removal, Intrauterine pregnancy


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