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What solutions are commonly used to distend the uterus during a hysteroscopy?
Last Updated: 7th February, 2020
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Then, what anesthesia is used for hysteroscopy?
Regional anesthesia for hysteroscopy is done with either a spinal block or epidural block. For this type of anesthesia, a drug is injected through a needle or tube in your lower back by an anesthesiologist. You are awake for the procedure, but you do not feel pain from your pelvic region.
Additionally, what is the purpose of uterine radiation seeding? Uterine radiation seeding: The implantation of radioactive material within the uterus, for the treatment of cervical or endometrial malignancies. Oophorectomy: Removal of the ovaries for malignant and benign conditions.
One may also ask, what can a hysteroscopy diagnose?
A hysteroscopy can be used to: investigate symptoms or problems – such as heavy periods, unusual vaginal bleeding, postmenopausal bleeding, pelvic pain, repeated miscarriages or difficulty getting pregnant. diagnose conditions – such as fibroids and polyps (non-cancerous growths in the womb)
What is Endoscopy of uterus?
Hysteroscopy is the inspection of the uterine cavity by endoscopy with access through the cervix. It allows for the diagnosis of intrauterine pathology and serves as a method for surgical intervention (operative hysteroscopy).