Hysteroscopy is a procedure in which a tube-like device with a camera called a hysteroscope is inserted through the vagina into the uterus.
inside the uterus, the points where the tubes open to the uterus and the cervical canal with a camera
WHAT ARE THE TYPES OF HYSTEROSCOPY?
While hysteroscopy is used for diagnostic purposes thanks to its imaging capability (diagnostic
hysteroscopy), but also with some accompanying devices, so that some
It also provides the possibility of treatment for diseases (operative hysteroscopy). Hysteroscopy can be performed in office conditions or
hysteroscopy can be performed in the operating room, and many gynecological problems can be solved with a mild anesthesia.
can be treated with minimal intervention.
Hysteroscopy can be performed in both office and operating room conditions. Office hysteroscopy
is a diagnostic hysteroscopy performed under local anesthesia for imaging purposes.
Small procedures can also be performed with some office hysteroscopy devices. Small polyps can be removed,
Spirals left in the uterus can also be removed from the cervix with office hysteroscopy. Office hysteroscopy
hysteroscopy allows patients to be treated more comfortably, with less risk and at a lower cost.
they have the opportunity to be.
IN WHICH DISEASES IS HYSTEROSCOPY USED?
Hysteroscopy can be performed to investigate the cause of abnormal bleeding and menstrual irregularities.
Fibroids and polyps in the uterus can be diagnosed with hysteroscopy and operative
can be treated by removing the uterus.
Intrauterine adhesions, uterine curtains or congenital uterine anomalies
hysteroscopy enables diagnosis and treatment.
Tissue sample with hysteroscopy for diagnosis of pathologies in the inner wall of the uterus (endometrial)
can be removed.
Intrauterine hysteroscopy in case of recurrent miscarriages or recurrent IVF failure
can be visualized to see if there is a cause.
A spiral (intrauterine device – IUD) or foreign bodies that are not visible from the outside can be detected by hysteroscopy.
can be removed.
In the evaluation of infertility, hysteroscopy allows the inside of the uterus to be examined.
ADVANTAGES OF HYSTEROSCOPY
Hysteroscopy allows the inside of the uterus to be evaluated without an incision. Uterine fibroids, polyps
pathologies inside can be removed by hysteroscopy from the inside, without surgery. Patients can be seen on the same day
can be discharged and return to normal life in a very short time after hysteroscopy.
WHO SHOULD NOT UNDERGO HYSTEROSCOPY?
Hysteroscopy is contraindicated in the following cases:
Active pelvic infection (for example, genital herpes infection, i.e. genital warts)
Cervical or uterine cancer
Excessive bleeding can make imaging difficult during hysteroscopy, but this is a
hysteroscopy is not a contraindication and can be performed in the presence of bleeding.
IS HYSTEROSCOPY A PAINFUL PROCEDURE?
Hysteroscopy is a painful procedure because local or general anesthesia is applied during hysteroscopy.
it is not.
IS HYSTEROSCOPY A RISKY PROCEDURE?
Hysteroscopy is a safe, very low-risk procedure.
HOW LONG DOES A HYSTEROSCOPY PROCEDURE TAKE?
The duration of hysteroscopy varies from procedure to procedure. Hysteroscopy for diagnostic purposes
While it takes 10 minutes, operative hysteroscopy can take up to 1 hour depending on the procedures performed.
WHAT SHOULD I PAY ATTENTION TO AFTER HYSTEROSCOPY?
– Hospitalization is not required after hysteroscopy except in special cases, and the patient should be under anesthesia.
After it has passed, it is discharged after a few hours of follow-up.
Sexual intercourse is not recommended for 10 days after hysteroscopy.
It is not recommended to swim in the pool, bathtub and sea for 15 days after hysteroscopy. Standing shower
There may be spotting bleeding and mild groin pain for a few days after hysteroscopy.
Painkillers can be used for the pain.