Ultrasonographic search for hidden hygroscopic dilators

Shiyo Ota, Jun Sasahara, Keisuke Ishii, Nobuaki Mitsuda


Hygroscopic dilators are considered to offer a safe and effective tool for ripening the uterine cervix, usually for the purposes of cervical ripening. We experienced the case of dilator migration into the uterine cavity. Transvaginal ultrasonography seems to be useful to rapidly confirm the location of the cervical dilator under these situations.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijdi.v2n2p70


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International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging

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