hysteroscope


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hysteroscope

[′his·tə·rə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A uterine speculum with a reflector.
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Smaller diameter scopes can counteract difficulties encountered during the hysteroscope introduction.
Patient discomfort is also minimized when there is little manipulation of the hysteroscope.
3 A critical review of literature concluded that resection of endometrial polyp by hysteroscope was the most effective treatment and provided accurate histological specimen while blind curettage had low diagnostic and therapeutic value and was not recommended
Irrigation fluid containing 5% mannitol (resectisol[R], osmolarity (mOs / L): 275) connected to a lateral port of the hysteroscope was given under hydrostatic pressure of 400 mmHg.
Hysteroscopy is done using a hysteroscope, a thin, lighted tube that is inserted into the vagina to examine the cervix and inside of the uterus.
The National Cancer Center did not have Doppler ultrasound machine and hysteroscope before.
Up until now, endometrial ablation has involved the surgeon opening (dilating) the cervix and inserting a hysteroscope through the cervix into the uterus.
The operation, called Essure, involves inserting two tiny metal coils through the vagina with the aid of a hysteroscope into both Fallopian tubes.
The hysteroscope is inserted through the vagina and cervix giving the surgeon access to the uterus.
The procedure involves the passage of a hysteroscope through the vagina and uterus to the fallopian tubes, where a low level of radiofrequency energy is delivered to a small section of each tube.
With this procedure, a lighted hysteroscope is inserted into the vagina past the cervix and into the uterus to check for growths or to take tissue samples.