What is Hysteroscopy?
A hysteroscopy is a path for your specialist to take a gander at the coating of your uteruscamera.gif. He or she utilizes a slight survey apparatus called a hysteroscope. The tip of the hysteroscope is put into your vagina and delicately traveled through the cervix into the uterus. The hysteroscope has a light and camera snared to it so your specialist can see the coating (endometriumcamera.gif) on a video screen.
A hysteroscopy might be done to discover the reason for anomalous draining or draining that happens after a lady has passed menopause. It additionally might be done to check whether an issue in your uterus is keeping you from getting to be pregnant (fruitlessness). A hysteroscopy can be utilized to evacuate developments in the uterus, for example, fibroids or polyps.
Your specialist may take a little specimen of tissue (biopsy). The example is taken a gander at under a magnifying instrument for issues. Another surgery, called a laparoscopy, may likewise be done in the meantime as a hysteroscopy if fruitlessness is an issue.
Hysteroscopy is an outpatient procedure which can be performed in the operating room of a hospital, surgical center or at a doctor’s office. Before the surgery, you will be given a hospital gown and asked to empty your bladder. You will be given medicine to help you relax and then local or general anesthesia depending on the type of hysteroscopy (diagnostic or operative) planned for you.
The hysteroscopy is performed with you lying on your back while your feet are supported by footrests (stirrups).
A speculum will be inserted into the vagina so your doctor can see the cervix. The vagina is cleaned with a special antiseptic solution and the hysteroscope is gently inserted through the cervix and advanced into the uterus. A liquid will be injected through the hysteroscope into your uterus to help your doctor see the uterine cavity clearly. A camera attached to the hysteroscope will project a magnified view of the uterine cavity on a video monitor. Your doctor will be able to see if there is any abnormality in the uterine cavity and to look at the opening of the tubes. The hysteroscopy takes only 10-15 minutes to complete unless other procedures are planned to remove fibroids, polyps , uterine adhesions or unblock your tubes.
Preparing for Hysteroscopy Treatment In India
Hysteroscopy is best performed during the first week after your period (day 5-12 of cycle).
If you are scheduled to have a fibroid removed, you may be treated with Lupron for several weeks before surgery, to shrink the size of the fibroid
Tell the doctor if you are or might be pregnant, if you are allergic to any medicines or if you take blood-thinning medications, such as aspirin or Coumadin.
Talk with your doctor about the risks of hysteroscopy. Have the doctor explain how the procedure is performed and what the results will mean.
You will be asked to sign a consent form giving the doctor permission to perform the surgery.
You should not eat or drink after midnight the day before your scheduled surgery.
How Hysteroscopy Treatment Is Performed
A hysteroscopy is normally done by your gynecologist in the working room of a healing facility or surgery focus. Most ladies go home that day. Now and again, the hysteroscopy should be possible in your specialist's office.
You might be given medication (anesthesia) to help you unwind, to numb the range, or to help you rest.
You will remove the greater part of your garments and wear an outfit for the test. You will discharge your bladder before the test. You will then lie on your back on an examination table with your feet raised and bolstered by footstools (stirrups).
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