Isthmocele: A Review of Management Options for This Novel Entity

Amanjot Kaur, Ayesha Ahmad


The incidence of cesarean section is on rise all over the world and so are the complications associated with the procedure. Isthmocele as a complication of cesarean section is becoming a well documented entity all over the world in medical literature. It presents with symptoms like prolonged post menstrual bleeding, chronic pelvic infection and infertility. A pregnancy can get lodged in this area and can have disastrous consequences for the patient. The present article is an attempt to review to various presenting complaints, diagnosis and management of Isthmocele.

International Journal of Human and Health Sciences Vol. 03 No. 03 July’19. Page: 127-133


Isthmocele; uteroperitoneal fistula; niche; cesarean scar defect; uterine diverticulum

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