South Sound Women's Center, an OB/GYN Practice in Olympia, WA

Hysteroscopy

  • This procedure is used to evaluate the uterine cavity in patients who have abnormal bleeding or is often used in conjuction with the Essure and Novasure procedures.
  • Many patients can have this procedure done in our office.
  • Oral Sedation is optional.
  • Some patients will be given medication to use the night before that helps dilate the cervix.
  • Local anesthesia is used.
  • A hysteroscope (5mm telescopic device) is inserted into the uterus through the cervix and a monitor displays the picture.
  • Patients have the option to view the monitor picture if they wish.
  • Normal saline is infused to open the uterine cavity.
  • Biopsies can be taken if necessary.
  • Uterine polyps can be located and removed.
  • Expect full recovery the following day

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