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Single-incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Removal of Ectopic IUD with Bladder Repair
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  • Hanlin Yang,
  • Kristina Duan,
  • Kristi Adrian Fu,
  • Mengyue Yang,
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  • Xiaoming Guan
Hanlin Yang
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Kristina Duan
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Kristi Adrian Fu
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Mengyue Yang
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Xiaoming Guan
Baylor College of Medicine
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Abstract

Objective: To investigate the advantages of using single-incision laparoscopy in the removal of ectopic IUD and bladder repair surgery. Patient: An asymptomatic 42-year-old woman with an 18-year IUD history requested removal of her IUD with a desire to conceive in the near future. Ultrasound and X-ray imaging identified the device penetrating completely through the uterus and partially through the bladder. The IUD was removed via single- incision laparoscopic surgery and hysteroscopy after the patient expressed concern for the cosmetic aftermath of multi-port surgery. Outcome: An ectopic IUD removal and bladder repair was successfully performed by single-incision laparoscopic surgery.