Hysteroscopy and Hysteroscopic Surgery

HysteroscopyHysteroscopy for Infertility is a type of minimally invasive surgical procedure. In this procedure, the surgeon inserts a small telescope, also known as hysteroscope, through the cervix into the uterus of a patient. It lets the surgeon to view the inside of the uterine cavity on a video monitor. It is then the surgeon inspects the uterine cavity for any kind of abnormality. The surgeon examines the lining of the uterus, the shape of the uterus and looks for any evidence of polyps and fibroids.  In addition, the surgeon also tries to visualize the openings to the fallopian tubes.

How is the Procedure Performed?

Usually, the surgery performed under general anesthesia. However, in some cases, it is also performed with local anesthesia. A hysteroscope is inserted into the uterus making use of a Sorbitol, known as sugar solution or NACL, known as salt solution for distending the uterus and obtaining visualization of the uterine cavity. Often, the local anesthetic block of the cervix is performed for providing some local anesthesia. Best hysteroscopic surgery doctor in Delhi would make sure that right diagnosis is done using the procedure.  Once the inspection of the uterine cavity is done, several different instruments might be inserted as well through the hysteroscope for treating polyps, uterine fibroids and heavy menstrual bleeding.

What are the Advantages of Hysteroscopy?

The recovery time after this procedure is quick.  Most patients go home on the very day of the procedure. Given that there is no abdominal wound, you do not have to worry about wound infections and postoperative pain is minimal too.

Types of Procedure that can Be Performed with a Hysteroscope

Many gynecologists would make use of the hysteroscope for inspecting the lining of the uterus and find out about the intrauterine pathology such as polyps or fibroids that might be the reason for heavy or irregular menstrual bleeding. Assessment of the cavity is also done for women who have difficulty in conceiving. Following are the other conditions for hysteroscopy:

  • Removal of fibroids
  • Endometrial ablation – It is destruction of the uterine lining – a treatment for heavy or irregular menstrual bleeding
  • Biopsy of the endometrial lining
  • Removal of a lost intrauterine contraceptive device
  • Removal of intrauterine adhesions, also known as scarring
  • Removal of cervical or endometrial polyps
  • Opening or cannulation of the fallopian tubes

If you have been recommended hysteroscopic surgery in Delhi then FSIVF is the right destination for you. We make sure that patients who consult for this procedure can get the most effective results.

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