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Letter to the Editor

Volume 10, Number 1, February 2017, pages 63

Intestinal Injury Associated With Uterine Perforation due to Surgical Abortion in Japan


Table 1. Clinical Description and Outcomes of 63 Cases of Uterine Perforation due to Surgical Abortion
Indication for surgery
  Artificial abortion3657%
  Missed/incomplete abortion2540%
Gestational age at abortion
  < 12 weeks4571%
  ≥ 12 weeks58%
Additional surgery
  Laparoscopic surgery1016%
  No surgery58%
Intestinal injury