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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-53

Positional therapy for infertility associated with uterine retroversion


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria
2 Life Specialist Hospital, 3 Ikemba Drive, Umudim, Nnewi, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
J I Brian-D Adinma
Dept. Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe- University, P.M.B. 5001 Nnewi Campus
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


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Aim: To report, on the outcome of positional therapy on women presenting with infertility and found to have retroverted uterus. Method: After sexual intercourse and seminal ejaculation, the woman assumes a prone position with elevation of the thighs on a pillow for 30 minutes or more. Results: All the five women so diagnosed and treated, had successful pregnancy and delivery. Conclusion: Positional therapy is recommended in any woman presenting with infertility and found to have a retroverted uterus.


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