On a New Topical Anaesthesia for Intra-uterine Manipulations

  • M. R. van Santen


Gynaecological practice often involves intra-uterine manipulations such as intrauterine device (IUD) insertion or removal and endometrial biopsy for histological diagnosis of disorders causing bleeding. However, especially in the nulliparous woman these procedures are sometimes rather painful. A syncope may even be provoked and cardiac arrhythmias have been recorded during such procedures (Aznar et al. 1976).


Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Uterine Cavity Nulliparous Woman Endometrial Biopsy Group Normal Saline 
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