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Dr Yap Lip Kee is a renowned gynaecologist in Singapore Gynae Consultancy Pte Ltd. Here, he has shared a useful power point presentation on hysteroscopy which is a proven way to view the inside of the uterus and spot an issue, if any.

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What is hysteroscopy
What is Hysteroscopy?

  • Hysteroscopy is a procedure through which a doctor can get a clear view of uterus in order to carry out a better diagnosis and cure any disease accordingly. It is basically used to know the causes of abnormal bleeding.


The procedure is performed by using a thin lighted tube which is carefully inserted into the vagina for examining the cervix and the uterus. It can be both diagnostic as well as operative.


View through a hysteroscope
View Through a Hysteroscope

  • A special liquid is commonly used to widen the uterine cavity for proper examination. The below given video is of a normal uterus during hysteroscopy. The view is obtained by attaching a light weight camera to the hysteroscope.


The time it takes can range from five minutes to even an hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopy.

The view of the uterine cavity varies at different time during the cycle. At the specific time period when there is much shedding of the lining the view is usually unclear.


View of uterine cavity during menses
View of Uterine Cavity During hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopyMenses


Symptoms of uterine cavity
Symptoms of Uterine Cavity hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopy

Abnormal uterine bleeding, including heavy, irregular, prolonged and inter-menstrual bleeding

Infertility

Miscellaneous


Abnormal uterine bleeding
Abnormal Uterine hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopyBleeding

Common causes of abnormal uterine bleeding are:

Polyps (both cervical and endometrial)

Uterine fibroids


Cervical polyps
Cervical Polyps: hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopy

  • Polyp arising from the cervical canal.


This cervical polyp has a long stalk hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopy.


Endometrial polyps
Endometrial hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopyPolyps


Small hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopypolyp arising from endometrium


Uterine fibroids
Uterine Fibroids hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopy

  • A uterine fibroid is a leiomyoma (malignant tumor made up of smooth muscle tissue) that arises from the smooth muscle layer known as myometrium of the uterus.


Contact info
Contact Info hour. This depends whether it is operative or diagnostic. Some women can face a little discomfort during the procedure but it is bearable. Still some candidates prefer to be sedated or even have a general anesthesia during hysteroscopy

Address: 3 Mount Elizabeth #09-07, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre, Singapore 228510

Tel: (65) 6734 3328

Fax: (65) 6736 2328

Email:[email protected]

Website:www.gynae.com.sg


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