Hysteroscopy is a treatment in which a doctor looks inside a woman’s uterus with the help of a device called “hysteroscopy” to diagnose any problem and treat them as well. Any problem like heavy bleeding during the menstrual cycle, fibroids, or any other anomaly which can interfere with pregnancy.
Hysteroscopy is performed using a thin and low weight stretchable tube which is known as a hysteroscope, it is inserted into the vagina to identify the problem in the cervix and inside the uterus. Hysteroscopy is a diagnostic tool as well as correcting procedure.
To check the results of tests like hysterosalpingography (HSG), diagnostic hysteroscopy is performed. HSG is an X-ray test which is done to examine the uterus and the fallopian tubes. This Diagnostic hysteroscopy treatment can be done in an office setting and can be repeated if required.
Many studies have shown improved chances of conception after hysteroscopy/ fertility enhancing surgery.
Operative hysteroscopy is performed to fix an abnormal condition that has been found while diagnostic hysteroscopy. If an abnormal condition was detected during the diagnostic hysteroscopy, an operative hysteroscopy can often be performed at the same time, avoiding the need for a second surgery. Small equipment is used to fix the abnormal condition during operative hysteroscopy that is inserted through the hysteroscope.
To fix out the following uterine conditions, your doctor may perform the hysteroscopy;
Polyps and fibroids
To Eliminate The Non-Cancerous Growths in The Uterus, Hysteroscopy is Performed.
Adhesions are also called as Asherman’s Syndrome, it is the rare condition and these are the bands of scar tissue which can form in the uterus and also, can affect the menstrual flow as well as infertility. Hysteroscopy is the best way to easily identify and eliminate the adhesions or asherman’s syndrome.
Hysteroscopy helps you identify whether your uterine septum and malformation of the uterus is right there from the birth or not.
Hysteroscopy is the way to easily identify the reason of heavy menstrual flow and extreme bleeding during the periods or after the menopause. One such procedure used is Endometrial Ablation, in which a hysteroscope is inserted into the vagina along with some other tools to demolish the uterine lining in terms of reducing the heavy bleeding.
Benefits of Hysteroscopy
- Improved rates of conception
- Improved response of lining
- Improvement in cases of recurrent pregnancy loss
- Daycare procedure (Discharge from the hospital in a few hours)
- Shorter hospital stay