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Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows doctors to look into the uterus to diagnose and treat the cause of abnormal bleeding. It is the procedure for observing and correcting a problematic uterus by means of a hysteroscope inserted into the vagina.

Surgical hysteroscopy can also be used to treat conditions that cannot be detected by ultrasound, where fluid is injected into the uterus. An endometrial biopsy, an X-ray with dye to sketch a uterus and fallopian tubes, can be performed to assess the endometrium before a hysteroscopy.

A diagnostic laparoscopy is recommended, which examines the abdomen and pelvis as well as the uterus and fallopian tubes. Some doctors decide to perform hysteroscopies together with a laparsoscope (both on the abdomen and pelvis).

After careful visual examination during a diagnostic hysteroscopy, a surgeon may perform surgery to remove a uterine fibroid (a protruding uterus) that can cause infertility to resolve the problem. If infertility is a problem, another operation, a laparoscopic one, can be performed. The surgeon will perform a biopsy and examine the cervix, cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries.

Most minor surgical procedures are performed successfully with hysteroscopy, but if a disease is detected, the doctor will proceed with its removal by inserting a small instrument into the uterus during hysteroscopy. This fine surgical instrument will pass through the cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries as well as other tests you may have to treat hysteroscopic conditions such as fibroids and polyps. By means of a diagnostic hysteroscopy, your doctor can also confirm that you behaved correctly during your first visit

Sometimes a hysteroscope is used in conjunction with other instruments such as a resectoscope to treat cases of abnormal bleeding. If a woman with abnormal bleeding has undergone a hysterectomy, it is also possible to remove the uterine fibroids by means of hysteroscopy. Women who have completed childbirth and have irregular or severe bleeding that is not caused by fibroids can be treated with endometrial ablation; this is an option for women who wish to have future pregnancies but may not have children due to the procedure known as endometric ablation. In hysteroscopic abortions, there is no chance of pregnancy due to hysteroscopy and / or decrease. Hysteroscopies and ablations dramatically reduce bleeding during the monthly cycle.

After the operation, the doctor can insert a balloon catheter or other device into the uterus. The balloon or catheter can be inserted temporarily into the uterine cavity, and the patient can use hormones to rebuild the normal uterine cavity after the procedure. 

Uterine adhesions can affect fertility, and during a hysteroscopy the doctor can locate and remove the adhesion. During a hysteroscope, doctors can remove growths in the uterine lining such as blood clots, clots or other abnormal tissue.

Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows the doctor to look into the uterus and find out the reason for excessive bleeding. The hysteroscope lasts only 10-15 minutes, while other procedures also involve the removal of fibroids, polyps and uterine adhesions, as well as the unlocking of the tubes. While abnormal tissue growths that occur in the inner mucosa of the uterus (uterus or endometrium) can be diagnosed by hysteroscopy, a polyps can also be embedded by means of a hysteroscope, such as a fibroid, a polypeptide or an adhesion to the endocannabinoid system (a type of cancer growth). Hystersoscopes are used to remove non-cancerous growth in the uterus and are often used in conjunction with other medical procedures to remove non-cancerous growth – such as cancer or to find reasons for excessive bleeding, especially in women with high blood pressure. 

Although there is no indication to look into the uterus during a hysteroscopy, in some cases it is necessary to improve the result of the procedure. There are some indications that can be corrected with surgical laparoscopies, but these include the treatment of ectopic pregnancies, the opening of blocked fallopian tubes, the removal of uterine adhesions, septal fibroids (which can often be removed by hysteroscopy) and the treatment of fallopian tubes and ovaries with adhesion or scar tissue. Instead of open abdominal surgery, a surgical hysteroscope can be used to diagnose and treat certain conditions such as the removal of ovarian cysts and the removal of certain types of cancer growth and other non-cancerous growths. Laparoscopic procedures can also be performed on women who undergo infertility tests and who are suspected of endometriosis or pain.


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