Hysteroscopy uses a hysteroscope, which is a thin telescope (Usually 4mm) that is inserted through the cervix into theuterus. There is no incision required to perform hysteroscope and this is the only method by which you can evaluate the inside of the uterus. Modern hysteroscopes(versascope 2mm) are so thin that they can fit through the cervix withminimal or no dilation. Because the inside of the uterus is a potential cavity,like a collapsed airdome, it is necessary to fill(distend) it with either a liquid in order to see the inside of the uterus which is called the endometrium the most importantfor implantation and pregnanacy.
A physician will be able to evaluate the cervical canal, the contour of the uterus, and thequality of the endometrial lining. The tubal ostia are the openings of the fallopian tube into the uterine cavity. They should be easily seen with the hysteroscopeOur centre at Nirmiti is the only centre which has facility for office hysteroscopy (Versascope) and also can performcomplex procedures which by using Versapoint and Bipolar energy. The various procedures which can be tackled byhysteroscope include:
- Submucous fibroids
- Intrauterine adhesions
- Foreign bodies