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A case of hysterotomy for removal of an intrauterine contraceptive device and subsequent pregnancy
  1. Fiona C New, MRCOG, Specialist Registrar and
  2. Claire K Candelier, MD, MRCOG, Consultant
  1. Women's Unit, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport, UK
  1. Correspondence Dr Fiona New, Women's Unit, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport SK2 7JE, UK. E-mail: fiona.new{at}virgin.net

Abstract

The Chinese policy of limiting family size is well known worldwide. We report the case of a patient who required hysterotomy for removal of an intrauterine contraceptive device inserted in China following termination of pregnancy.

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