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The Word® catheter is an alternative in the management of Bartholin gland abscess.
After incision-drainage, loculations of the abscess cavity are broken up.
The catheter is placed in the abscess cavity and the balloon inflated.
After the gentle re-epithelialization, the balloon is deflated and the catheter removed.
Bartholin gland abscesses are common problems in women and their management represents a mainstay of gynecology. Various treatment methods have been described. We present a technique performed under local anesthesia, without hospitalization or postoperative care. As part of a minimally invasive approach, this procedure promotes therapeutic de-escalation, has high patient acceptance, improves clinical outcomes and reduces costs. The procedure is highlighted through an instructive video article which standardizes the essential steps, to make the technique ergonomics and easy to perform (step-by-step explanation).Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Bartholin gland abscesses, Abscess/surgery, Standardization of the procedure, Acute, Bartholinitis