Hysteroscopic surgeries are the most common procedure in the obstetrical OT’s to treat the females suffering from various gynecological problems. In this technique, an instrument called hysteroscope is inserted in to the vagina to see the inner lining of the uterus. It is done by distending the uterine cavity with a specific media to separate the uterine walls for a clear view. It is usually done after the completion of the monthly cycles.
Infertility and Hysteroscopic surgery
Hysteroscopic surgery also plays a vital role in the assessment and management of the causes of infertility in females. It offers vital benefits in the infertility treatments, in two ways
Contraindications of Hysteroscopic Surgery
Hysteroscopic surgeries are contraindicated in some of the cases such as
A female who is pregnant should not undergo this procedure, as this may lead to abortion.
Pelvic inflammatory diseases also called as PID which can spread to the inner other organs such as urethra, kidneys worsening the condition of the females by this procedure.
Where the females are sensitive to anesthesia leading to pulmonary edema, gas embolism or fluid overload.
where the female is sensitive to cervical touch leading to cervical trauma.
Hysteroscopy is opted for the two reasons
Diagnostic Hysteroscopy – to diagnose the causes or factors of infertility.
Operative hysterectomy – surgeries to correct the causative factors.