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Fertil Steril. 2008 Jun;89(6):1808-9. Epub 2007 Dec 3.

Bladder hematoma after vaginal paracentesis.

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Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94303-5317, USA.


Puncture of the bladder wall with a 17-gauge needle is usually safe; however, in the patient on anticoagulation, inadvertent puncture of the bladder could result in bladder hematoma formation.

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