perforation of the uterus

perforation of the uterus

a puncture of the uterus, as may be caused by a curet or by an intrauterine contraceptive device.
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The new page acknowledges the 5,093 adverse events that have been reported to the agency about Essure and provides new information about serious risks associated with the device including: pelvic pain, migration of Essure coils, perforation of the uterus or fallopian tubes, and rash and itching.
Common abortion complications are infection, excessive bleeding, embolism, ripping or perforation of the uterus, convulsions, anesthesia complications, hemorrhage, cervical injury, endotoxic shock and sterility.
Apart from the risk of breast cancer following abortion, there is also an increased risk of cancer of the rectum, ovary and uterine cervix; perforation of the uterus and placenta previa in subsequent pregnancies; premature delivery, with consequent 38 times increase in cerebral palsy and cognitive impairment of a subsequently conceived infant; six times lower fertility; emotional difficulties, and three times the risk of suicide, as well as five times the risk of substance abuse.
A preliminary diagnosis of complete perforation of the uterus with the IUCD lying adjacent to the serosal surface of the uterus was made.
They are quick to perform and the recovery period is short, but there may be a small risk of perforation of the uterus and of bowel injury.
IUDs have been implicated in cases of perforation of the uterus, septic abortion, pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic pregnancy.
On the subject of safety, the guidance stated: 'The evidence highlighted a number of complications that occurred, including perforation of the uterus, minor secondary haemorrhage and burning of the vagina, cervix and small bowel.
Other side effects can include perforation of the uterus, abnormal bleeding, and cramps.
Some possible serious complications that have been associated with intrauterine contraceptives, including ParaGard(R), are pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), perforation of the uterus, and expulsion (where the contraceptive falls completely or partially out of the uterus).
When lasers or electrosurgical devices are used, there is significant risk of burning or perforation of the uterus, bowel, or other pelvic organs.
Risks of endometrial ablation, which are very rare, include perforation of the uterus or injury to other pelvic organs, bleeding, infection and accumulation of blood within the uterus because of scarring.
Some possible serious complications that have been associated with intrauterine contraceptives, including ParaGard, are pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), perforation of the uterus, and expulsion (where the contraceptive falls completely or partially out of the uterus).