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Why Do Niches Develop in Caesarean Uterine Scars? Hypotheses on the Aetiology of Niche Development

Vervoort, A. J. M. W.; Uittenbogaard, L. B.; Hehenkamp, W. J. K.; Brölmann, H. A. M.; Mol, B. W. J.; Huirne, J. A. F.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: February 2016 - Volume 71 - Issue 2 - p 83–84
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000294

Obstet Gynecol Surv 2016;71(2):83–84

There has been a substantial increase over last few decades in rates of cesarean section (CS) worldwide. Increasing CS rates have heightened awareness of gynecological symptoms after a CS, such as postmenstrual spotting, dysmenorrhea, chronic pelvic pain, and dyspareunia.

VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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