septate uterus


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sep·tate u·ter·us

a uterus divided into two cavities by an anteroposterior septum.

sep·tate u·ter·us

(sep'tāt yū'tĕr-ŭs)
A uterus divided into two cavities by an anteroposterior septum.
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A septate uterus can occur during embryonic life due to defective regression of the midline septum uniting the two mullerian ducts.
Comparing 4D ultrasonography to office hysteroscopy, a positive agreement was found, where only one case of septate uterus was missed by 4D and reported by office hysteroscopy; otherwise both reported the same findings as regards polyps and hypoplastic uterus.
We found that the greatest proportion of patients with uterine malformations had septate uterus (53.7%), didelphys (12.2%), or bicornuate uterus (9.1%).
Although a casual relationship between the septate uterus and infertility remains unproven, encouraging findings from numerous retrospective and observational studies are supporting the procedure's use in patients with unexplained primary infertility as well.
The septum in a septate uterus has abnormal vascularization and mechanics.
Septate uterus was the most common intrauterine abnormality in our study, which was undiagnosed by prior ultrasonography.
Bicornuate uterus, uterus didelphys and septate uterus constitute 80% of uterine anomalies.
Possibilities include didelphys, septate uterus, and bicornuate uterus.
The second patient, found to have a septate uterus, was successfully treated with a second ablation procedure when the uterine horns were more completely accessed.