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J Hum Reprod Sci. 2019 Oct-Dec;12(4):283-286. doi: 10.4103/jhrs.JHRS_101_19. Epub 2019 Dec 17.

T-shaped Uterus in the 21st Century (Post DES era) - We Need to Know More!

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Department of Reproductive Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK.

Abstract

T-Shaped uterus is a rare uterine malformation, and has classically been associated with "in-utero" exposure of DES (diethylstilbestrol). Surprisingly, the prevalence of T shaped uterus is significant even today. Hysteroscopic metroplasty is a simple procedure which can potentially improve outcomes in sub-fertile women, but the data is not robust. There is a need for centralised database for registration of women with T shaped uterine anomalies, which will help in defining clear diagnostic criteria, surgical indication & technique, and follow up of reproductive outcomes after the procedure.

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Dysmorphic uterus; T-shaped uterus; metroplasty

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