What is Hysteroscopy?
Hysteroscopy is a medical procedure which is used to check and examine the uterus to diagnose and treat the causes for abnormal bleeding. In this procedure, a flexible thin tube with a light and camera at the end is used and known as a hysteroscope. The images of the uterus will be monitored by the doctor. Hysteroscopy helps in diagnosing conditions such as polyps and fibroids.
What are the advantages of Hysteroscopy?
The advantages of Hysteroscopy are as follows:
What are the indications of Hysteroscopy?
Hysteroscopy is indicated in the following conditions:
What is the preparation for Hysteroscopy?
What are the steps involved in Hysteroscopy?
The following are the steps involved in Hysteroscopy:
What is the postprocedure care/recovery care for Hysteroscopy?
Who can perform Hysteroscopy [Right specialist type for Hysteroscopy]?
Hysteroscopy can be performed by Gynaecologist.
What is the cost of Hysteroscopy?
Cost of Hysteroscopy depends on factors such as:
The minimum cost for Hysteroscopy may be Rs.17,000
An average cost for Hysteroscopy may be Rs.25,000
The maximum cost for Hysteroscopy may be Rs. 51,000
Is Hysteroscopy a major surgery or minor surgery?
Hysteroscopy is either major or minor procedure depending on the patient's medical condition.
What is the eligibility criteria for Hysteroscopy?
People who can undergo Hysteroscopy are:
What is the ineligibility criteria for Hysteroscopy?
People who cannot undergo Hysteroscopy are:
What are the risks and complications associated with Hysteroscopy?
Risks and Complications associated with Hysteroscopy are:
How long does it take to complete Hysteroscopy?
Hysteroscopy may take 5 minutes to 30 minutes to complete. Sometimes it may take more than the usual time depending on the condition of the patient.
What is the recovery time?
Individuals who undergo Hysteroscopy will be able to do their daily activities the day after the procedure.
What is the success rate of Hysteroscopy?
The success rate of Hysteroscopy depends on the following factors:
However, the success rate of Hysteroscopy may be 86%
Is Hysteroscopy painful?
Hysteroscopy involves visualizing the inside of the uterus with a hysteroscope through the vagina and doing so, the patient may feel pain and discomfort.
Is Hysteroscopy Permanent?
Hysteroscopy is not permanent as hysteroscope will be removed after completion of examination of the uterus.
What are the long-term results of Hysteroscopy?
There are no long-term results of Hysteroscopy.
Can Hysteroscopy be detected in future?
Hysteroscopy cannot be detected in the future.
What are the options if Hysteroscopy fails?
If Hysteroscopy fails then the doctor may recommend revision hysteroscopy.
What are the alternatives for Hysteroscopy?