Microsurgical technique for reconstruction of Hemi-uterus with non-communicating rudimentary uterine horns
Three patients diagnosed with Hemi-uterus with non-communicating functional rudimentary cavity are reported.
Adolescent patients with disabling pelvic pain during menstrual periods, depressive states, and functional disability secondary to pain.
Treatment and outcome:
Reconstruction of Hemi-uterus with non-communicating functional rudimentary cavity using a microsurgical technique, without the need for non-communicating horn resection. The patients were assessed at the 1st, third, and sixth months, showing a marked improvement in their dysmenorrhea. In addition, there was an improvement in the depressive state; there was no change in the volume of her menstrual bleeding, and one of these patients achieved pregnancy with normal prenatal control and cesarean delivery, obtaining a full-term newborn without complications.
Description of a novel microsurgical technique for the management of the hemi-uterus with a non-communicating functional rudimentary cavity, which could benefit not only the reduction of associated symptoms but could also become an alternative to improve fertility.
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