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Laparoscopy And Hysteroscopy

Hysteroscopy

This is an examination of the cavity of the uterus, (uterine cavity), by a viewing tool called the hysteroscope.

Diagnostic hysteroscopy allows the doctor to examine the uterine wall to identify abnormalities, any growths or scar tissues, and other factors.

Operative hysteroscopy procedure is also used to carry out minor surgical procedures like fibroid or polyp removal, biopsy sample collection and more.

Diagnosis or surgery by hysteroscopy means short or no hospitalization. The recovery time is faster and often medication required is lesser. It often helps to avoid major procedures like hysterectomy or other abdominal surgery.

When is this suggested?

Following are the condition suggested by the expert and reputed gynae laparoscopic surgeon in Delhi during which you can consider laparoscopy.

  • Severe cramping, abnormal bleeding
  • Check Fallopian tubes for blockages
  • Part of Infertility testing procedures if required
  • Remove misplaced contraceptive intrauterine device (IUD)
  • Remove blockages of Fallopian Tubes
  • Remove small fibroids or polyps
  • Remove abnormal tissue from lining
  • Insert permanent contraceptive implant

 

What is involved?

  • Diagnostic examinations are often scheduled in the first week after menstruation
  • Anesthesia, as required, is administered.
  • The cervix is dilated to allow the hysteroscope to be inserted.
  • The examination is conducted
  • Minor surgery is performed with additional micro surgery instruments
  • The procedure can be a doctor’s office session or require short hospitalization or few hours of observation
  • Rest for a day or two may be recommended to recover from pain, bleeding and general discomfort.

Laparoscopy

This is a minimally invasive or keyhole surgical procedure which is performed by gynae laparoscopic surgeon. It is a very effective treatment for removal of blockages near the end of the Fallopian tubes, leading to pregnancy success. A fiber optic instrument, the laparoscope is used for viewing abdominal or female pelvic organs and carry out minor surgery when necessary. Tissue samples can also be collected. It is now lesser used for diagnostics only. Therefore it is usually a hospital procedure, where required surgeries can be carried out as soon as they are identified during the examination. Hospitalization is mostly limited to observation period, followed by rest.

When is this suggested?

  • Ruling out pelvic problems leading to infertility
  • Pelvic pain
  • Endometriosis complications
  • Fibroid tumors removal
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Fluid accumulation in Fallopian tubes creating fertility issues
  • Diagnosis of abnormalities like pelvic adhesions, septum etc
  • Identifying tubal damage closer to ovary
  • Correction of tubal block or damage
  • Improve IVF success rate under certain conditions
  • Reversal of tubal ligation (birth control procedure is done previously)

What is involved?

  • The procedure can take under the half hour to longer, case dependent.
  • The instruments are inserted through a small incision in the belly button.
  • Additional incisions in below the navel may be required for effective treatment
  • Anesthesia is given as required
  • There is likely to be some hospitalization required depending on the procedure performed
  • Pain and discomfort may persist from few days to 6 weeks
  • There may be right shoulder pain if carbon dioxide was used during the procedure

It is important to have the surgery done by the experienced and experts gynae laparoscopic surgeon in Delhi because your right decision will serve you the right result.