uterotomy


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uterotomy

(ˌjuːtəˈrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Medicine) an incision of the uterus performed through the stomach, as in a Caesarean section. Also called: hysterotomy
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Indications for hysterectomy were symptomatic fibroids in 35 (71.4%) cases (7 isolated, 28 multiple myoma), adenomyosis in 8 (16.3%) cases, prolapse in 4 (8.2%) cases (combined with cervicosacropexy), and bleeding disorders in the presence of dehiscent cesarean uterotomy in 2 (4.1%) cases.
The pregnant dams were sacrificed by cervical dislocation on 18th day and uterotomy was done to dissect out the fetuses with placenta.
A myometrium strip 5 x 1 x 1 cm was taken during primary section cesarean from the uterotomy after written consent of the pregnant women.