This study showed that cervical cerclage was an effective procedure in the prevention of preterm delivery in bicornuate uterus.
It seems that cervical cerclage is an effective procedure in bicornuate uterus for the prevention of preterm delivery, but it has no effect on the outcome of pregnancy in arcuate uterus, although it is helpful in unicornuate uterus.
Pregnancy outcome Type of With cerclage Without cerclage anomaly Term Preterm Term Preterm Total delivery delivery delivery delivery Bicornuate 16 (76.
In a bicornuate uterus, a normal muscular septum can extend to the internal os (partial or bicornuate unicollis) or close to the external os (complete or bicornuate bicollis).
Both the didelphys and bicornuate have a deep fundal indentation (>1 cm) between 2 symmetric horns containing endometrium.
Septal resorption may be arrested at any point, resulting in variable lengths of septum in the septate uterus (2) and infrequently in the bicornuate uterus.
Two-dimensional pelvic ultrasound led us to suspect a uterine anomaly, and a bicornuate uterus was confirmed on diagnostic laparoscopy and hysteroscopy (Fig.
Reproductive prognosis after abdominal metroplasty in bicornuate or septate uterus: life table analysis.
Laparoscopic metroplasty in bicornuate and didelphic uteri.
American Fertility Society classification scheme (26) Class I Segmental agenesis and variable degrees of uterovaginal hypoplasia Class II Unicornuate uteri Class III Uterus didelphys Class IV Bicornuate
uterus Class V Septate uterus Class VI Arcuate uteri Class VII Sequela of in uteri DES exposure DES = diethylstilbestrol
The bicornuate uterus results from partial nonfusion with 1 cervix and vagina.
The fundal contour is normal in the septate uterus, with a deep concavity (>1 cm) in didelphys and bicornuate uteri.