• Forty seven women received intracervical anesthesia with 10 ml of 3% mepivacaine hydrochloride solution injected at two sites (3:00 and 9:00 positions) and underwent traditional hysteroscopy using a speculum and tenaculum. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Diagnostic hysteroscopy may be performed in a physician's office or in an outpatient facility with local or no anesthesia required. (nyhq.org)
  • More invasive therapeutic hysteroscopy procedures may be performed in the operating room under local, regional, or general anesthesia. (nyhq.org)
  • Hysteroscopy provides a minimally invasive option to establish a diagnose or treat uterine abnormalities - such as heavy or abnormal bleeding, fibroids, polyps and more - with no incisions and minimal anesthesia. (uchicagomedicine.org)
  • Improved optics, simpler techniques and the ability to perform the examination in the outpatient clinic without anaesthesia or cervical dilatation have further popularised hysteroscopy in the 1980s and 90s (5,6). (gfmer.ch)
  • Today diagnostic hysteroscopy can be considered the optimal method of assessing all cases where visualizing the cervical canal, uterine cavity and tubal ostea will improve diagnostic accuracy and guide therapeutic management. (gfmer.ch)
  • It is in the field of improved diagnosis that hysteroscopy has made the most significant progress, mainly because the ability to use fine diameter instruments makes it feasible to avoid both anaesthesia and cervical dilatation. (gfmer.ch)
  • Do not douche, use tampons, or use vaginal medicines for 24 hours before the hysteroscopy. (rexhealth.com)
  • Hysteroscopy is used both to diagnose and treat abnormal vaginal bleeding. (cigna.com)
  • Hysteroscopy may be used both to diagnose and treat fibroids, which can cause heavy vaginal bleeding. (cigna.com)
  • If there is a chance that you could become pregnant, the hysteroscopy should be done before you are ovulating so your doctor is sure you are not pregnant. (rexhealth.com)
  • This is because a hysteroscopy cannot be carried out on someone who is pregnant. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • My daughters fertility specialist gave having been able to get pregnant on her own recently as the reason he felt she didn't need a hysteroscopy and skipped the sperm analysis also since her SO had already gotten her pregnant twice at that point ( and twice more since then). (babycenter.com)
  • The woman may need to take a pregnancy test about a week before a hysteroscopy is performed and will be advised to use appropriate contraception in between. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Hysteroscopy obviously will not be introduced for a live pregnancy. (aapc.com)
  • In some cases, the hysteroscopy can be done in your doctor's office. (rexhealth.com)
  • A hysteroscopy is typically performed in a doctor's office or hospital setting. (everydayhealth.com)
  • The hysteroscopy is more expensive and invasive than the HSG. (babycenter.com)
  • A study conducted in 1983 showed that the uterine cavity as seen at hysteroscopy was normal in 45% of the women in whom a prior HSG had suggested a uterine anomaly (12). (gfmer.ch)
  • First, results showed that some abnormality of the uterine cavity was found in 11% of the patients having hysteroscopy. (medicalxpress.com)
  • A hysteroscopy is usually done by your gynecologist in the operating room of a hospital or surgery center. (rexhealth.com)
  • Hysteroscopy has been done in the hospital, surgical centers and the office. (wikipedia.org)
  • In spite of these early attempts, hysteroscopy was more a curiosity than a truly useful technique until the 1970s when technical improvements in lenses and distension media resolved some of the difficulties that had prevented its widespread use before that time. (gfmer.ch)
  • As interest in hysteroscopy grows as a consequence of these advances, there is an urgent need to introduce the technique more widely into routine gynaecological practice. (gfmer.ch)
  • Since the publication of the first edition, there have been a number of important innovations in hysteroscopy both in technique and equipment design. (routledge.com)
  • Results of hysteroscopy may include the following. (cigna.com)
  • Isotonic fluid absorption during Hysteroscopy resulting in severe hyperchloremic acidosis. (springer.com)
  • I will only have a hysteroscopy done if the water sono shows abnormalities like it did last time. (whattoexpect.com)
  • Hysteroscopy is also used to place small inserts in the fallopian tubes that are a premanent method of birth control. (nyhq.org)
  • Second, outcome results following IVF showed no significant difference between the two groups - a live birth rate per patient of 31% in the hysteroscopy group and 29% in the control group. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Campo R, Molinas CR, Rombauts L, Mestdagh G, Lauwers M, Braekmans P, Brosens I, Van Belle Y, Gordts S. Prospective multicentre randomized controlled trial to evaluate factors influencing the success rate of office diagnostic hysteroscopy. (springer.com)
  • My doctor wanted the hysteroscopy after seeing something suspicious on a water ultrasound. (whattoexpect.com)
  • After my miscarriage I had to have another hysteroscopy so that the doctor could make sure nothing was missed and everything was okay. (whattoexpect.com)
  • Hysteroscopy allows the observation of the ostium under almost normal conditions. (gfmer.ch)
  • I still get spotting after almost 14 days of hysteroscopy.Is it normal? (medhelp.org)
  • A hysteroscopy may be performed to diagnose conditions, or investigate the causes of various problems. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Certain factors or conditions may interfere with a hysteroscopy. (nyhq.org)
  • Hysteroscopy may be used to find out the cause of undiagnosed uterine bleeding before the start of treatment with medicines or surgery. (cigna.com)