When an abnormal condition is detected in the uterus during the process of diagnosis hysteroscopy doctors perform the operative hysteroscopy. It can also be performed to avoid the need for a second surgery. The surgical procedure may also be done to treat infertility or remove growths from the uterine cavity. An operative hysteroscopy is performed to treat the following abnormal conditions of the uterus, abnormal bleeding, Polyps and fibroids, Septum, Adhesions. Operative hysteroscopy performed along with laparoscopy can help to prevent perforation of the walls of the uterus.
Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to look into the uterine cavity to treat and diagnose the reasons for uterine bleeding. It is done with the help of a hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy is a thin and lighted tube that is put inside the vagina to examine the inside of the uterus and the cervix. It can also be an operative or diagnosis process.
An operative hysteroscopy is performed to treat the following abnormal conditions of the uterus:-
A person suffering from the following conditions is an ideal candidate for a hysterectomy.
Before hysterectomy your doctors will perform the following steps:
The gynecologist will maintain this order during the time of hysterectomy:
The gynecologist will insert the hysteroscope after widening the cervix.
Through the vagina and cervix, the hysteroscope is inserted into the uterus.
With the help of the hysteroscope, carbon dioxide gas or liquid solution is inserted into the uterus. It expands the uterus and clears away any mucus or blood.
Furthermore, the doctors can see the uterus and the openings of the fallopian tube inside the uterine cavity with the help of the light attached at the end of the hysteroscope.
Small instruments are inserted depending upon whether the surgery will be performed or not.
The length of the procedure depends upon the type of procedure, i.e. operative or diagnostic hysteroscopy. Usually, it ranges from five minutes to more than an hour. In case a laparoscopy is performed along with hysteroscopy more time will be needed.
Hysteroscopy provides the following benefits if compared to other procedures:
The main motive to undergo a hysteroscopy is to find out the problems in the uterus. There are two types of hysteroscopy depending upon the circumstances. The two types of hysteroscopy are operative and diagnostic. An operative hysteroscopy might be needed by a woman who is undergoing diagnostic hysteroscopy.
Diagnostic hysteroscopy is needed for the following reasons:
Hysteroscopy is much safe than compared to any other procedures but there are some small risks too. Women who undergo treatment along with hysteroscopy are at a higher risk. Some of the risks are:-
Whatever is expected after the hysteroscopy procedure is based on the kind of anesthesia given. Your blood pressure, breathing, and pulse will be checked constantly if you are given general anesthesia or sedative. When you are in a stable condition you will be discharged. No special care is needed after hysteroscopy.
You might receive some cramping or bleeding from the vagina for the next couple of days after the procedure. The gas or fluid solution is given in the uterus for a better view of the uterus might result in gas in the digestive tract and pain for about 24 hours. You may sometimes feel pain in your shoulder and upper belly.
The kind of recovery depends upon the type of anesthesia being used. You must rest for sufficient time after the procedure.
The average cost of operative hysteroscopy in India ranges from Rs. 15,000 to Rs.51,000.