hysteroscope


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hysteroscope

[′his·tə·rə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A uterine speculum with a reflector.
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In a 2010 review of the literature on hysteroscopy without anesthesia, Cicinelli found that diagnostic hysteroscopy was more successful, with less patient discomfort, when smaller hysteroscopes were used (3.5 mm or smaller, including flexible lenses) and when the approach was vaginoscopic.
The researchers allowed for a 3- to 5-minute rest period to permit the block to set before the introduction of the hysteroscope and subsequent placement of the Essure device.
* use in menopausal and nulliparous patients with no cervical preparation necessary when a small-diameter hysteroscope or flexible hysteroscope is used
A small hysteroscope is no larger than a Pipelle endometrial suction curette.
I still like my conventional hysteroscope, but you can see how this would be less frustrating," she said.
This maneuver is similar to using a 30[degrees] hysteroscope to easily visualize the tubal ostia.
But he found that the IUD easily can be replaced as follows: Just insert the IUD in the hysteroscope sheath and then use the hysteroscope itself as the obturator to neatly replace the IUD under direct vision.
Both instruments are used through a 9-mm offset rod-lens continuous-flow hysteroscope.
Rather than removing each one individually, the optimal approach is suction curettage followed by reexamination with the hysteroscope." Okay, Richard, credit for this pearl goes to you!