In the Clinic PARENS-Ukraine in Lviv, hysteroscopy is a minimally invasive, but maximally informative method for diagnosing and treating uterine cavity abnormalities. This method is successfully applied in many clinical cases and treatment guidelines. Diagnostic hysteroscopy may be prescribed to confirm or rule out previous diagnoses.
Diagnostic hysteroscopy is used to detect the efficiency of biopsy, the need to remove polyps, adhesions, bleeding coagulation. Despite this procedure is performed with anesthesia (sedation) in an operating room under the supervision of an anesthesiologist, it is safe and minimally invasive.
Indications for hysteroscopy:
Pregnancy is the major contraindication to this procedure.
Reproductive medicine applies the hysteroscopy advantages for a more precise diagnostics of changes in cervical canal of cervix and uterine cavity of women with infertility or after a failed IVF (in vitro fertilization). Diagnostic hysteroscopy is an effective method to eliminate various uterine abnormalities that impede pregnancy and childbearing.
Modern diagnostics assists in detecting underlying abnormalities related to pregnancy termination. Myomas and adhesions are the most common infertility reasons. The hysteroscopic correction allows to decrease the number of miscarriages on the early stage.
Hysteroscopy is not applied in the following cases:
Diagnostic hysteroscopy may be performed only after a medical examination. The best time for this procedure is the 7-11th day of the cycle. There may be some exceptions if it is necessary to check the endometrium in a secretory phase of the menstrual cycle. In this case, hysteroscopy takes place in 3-5 days before the menstruation.
Before the procedure, the patient has to empty the bladder. The diagnostic is performed in an operating room using the system for intravenous anesthesia. A doctor cleans the vaginal area and dilates the cervix to introduce a hysteroscope. The cavity may be filled with liquid or gas to achieve better visualization. The doctor can carefully examine vaginal walls, take high-quality photo and video.
Hysteroscope enables collection of biological material from the cervix and uterine cavity for histological analysis. Accessory instruments are used for this purpose, and after the doctor performs all the procedures they are carefully taken out.
Specialists in PARENS Clinic have enough experience to identify problems professionally and solve them promptly.