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VATER/VACTERL syndrome (vertebra/anus/cardiac/trachea/esophogus/radius/renal/limb anomalies) with a noncommunicating functioning uterine horn and a unicornuate uterus: a case report.

Nunes, Natalie and Karandikar, Sharad S and Cooper, Sarah and Jaganathan, Ramasamy and Irani, Shirin (2009) VATER/VACTERL syndrome (vertebra/anus/cardiac/trachea/esophogus/radius/renal/limb anomalies) with a noncommunicating functioning uterine horn and a unicornuate uterus: a case report. Fertility and sterility, 91 (5). 1957.e11-2. ISSN 1556-5653. This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their HEFT Athens login IDs

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To describe the presentation and outcome of a patient with an unusual association of VATER/VACTERL syndrome (vertebra/anus/cardiac/trachea/esophogus/radius/renal/limb) and noncommunicating functioning uterine horn and a unicornuate uterus.

DESIGN

Descriptive case report.

SETTING

A foundation trust in the United Kingdom. MATERIALS AND METHOD(S): A patient known to have VATER/VACTERL syndrome was diagnosed with a hematometra of a noncommunicating uterine horn and hematosalpinx. She underwent multidisciplinary surgery to remove the functioning uterine horn, after which she had a full recovery.

CONCLUSION(S)

This case documents the association of VATER/VACTERL syndrome with a unicornuate uterus and noncommunicating horn.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is accessible to all HEFT staff and students via NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk by using their HEFT Athens login IDs
Subjects: WO Surgery
WQ Obstetrics. Midwifery
Divisions: Planned IP Care > General Surgery
Planned IP Care > Urology
Womens and Childrens > Gynaecology
Depositing User: Sophie Rollason
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2014 13:32
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2014 13:32
URI: http://www.repository.heartofengland.nhs.uk/id/eprint/142

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