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Fig. 1 | Gynecological Surgery

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From: A prospective, randomized, controlled trial comparing vaginal misoprostol and osmotic dilator in achieving cervical ripening before operative hysteroscopy

Fig. 1

The synthetic osmotic dilators used in our study. The smaller dilator represents the original size prior to insertion, whereas the bigger one represents the size of the dilator immediately after removal from the cervix, having been in place for 12 h. The enlargement was due to the absorption of water whilst the dilator was in the cervical canal

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