chapter  9
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Intrauterine Adhesions

Since these original descriptions, the frequency and clinical significance of intrauterine adhesions have become more thoroughly documented and appreciated.4,5 Adhesions between the anterior and posterior uterine walls resulting in menstrual irregularities, repeated pregnancy loss, and infertility have evolved into a distinct clinical entity known as Asherman’s syndrome or intrauterine adhesions. This chapter describes contributory factors to the development of intrauterine adhesions, their clinical consequences, and their surgical management.