bicornuate uterus


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bicornuate uterus

Infertility A congenital malformation of the uterus where the upper portion–horn is duplicated. See Uterus didelplus.
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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.
Two-dimensional pelvic ultrasound led us to suspect a uterine anomaly, and a bicornuate uterus was confirmed on diagnostic laparoscopy and hysteroscopy (Fig.
Laparoscopic Strassman's metroplasty for bicornuate uterus.
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).
A didelphys and bicornuate uterus represent a continuum of fusion.
The myometrium in a partial bicornuate uterus may extend to the lower uterine segment with communication between the 2 cavities at that level (and thus defining it as a bicornuate uterus).
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