Diagnostic (office) hysteroscopy – is a method of research the uterine cavity, the mouths of the fallopian tubes and cervical canal. This procedure is carried out only in ON Clinic Odessa, on an outpatient basis, without the use of anesthesia and pre-expansion of the cervical canal.
Indications for diagnostic hysteroscopy:
- Uterine polyps of the body;
- Continuous brown spotting secretions;
- Habitual miscarriage;
- Uterine fibroids;
- Abnormalities of the uterus;
- Unsuccessful IVF attempts;
- Endometrial hyperplasia;
- Internal endometriosis;
- Perforation of the uterine wall during curettage or abortion.
Day for office hysteroscopy is selected individually for each woman, but this is usually 6-10 days of the menstrual cycle. The procedure is performed on an outpatient basis, in a gynecological office, it takes 10 to 20 minutes. Manipulation is carried out without anesthesia, but local anesthesia may be used if necessary. In some cases the diagnostic hysteroscopy procedure does not cause the patient great discomfort because it requires no dilatation of the cervical canal. This method is the most safe, informative, authentic, fast, and economical.
You must pass the following tests prior to hysteroscopy:
blood test for syphilis (RW);
- blood test for hepatitis B.
- smear on onco-cytology;
- smear on the microflora of the vagina;
Office hysteroscopy, according to the World Health Organization, is the "gold standard" in the diagnosis of pathologies of the uterus.