Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy
Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allow us look inside your womb (uterus). This is done using a narrow tube-like instrument called a hysteroscope. The hysteroscope is very slim (about 3 to 5 millimetres in diameter). It's carefully passed through the vagina and neck of the womb (cervix) and into your uterus. The hysteroscope has a video camera inside which sends pictures to a computer screen. This allows us to check for any abnormalities in the lining of the uterus.
The hysteroscope has special channels which allow the doctor to pass various instruments into the uterus. This means that as well as being able to look inside the uterus, we can perform certain · Remove polyps - small lumps of tissue growing on the lining of the womb (uterus).
⇒ Remove scar tissue in the uterus.
⇒ Perform endometrial ablation - a procedure where the lining of the womb is made thinner in order to prevent heavy periods.
⇒ Remove adhesions (areas where the walls of the uterus are sticking together).
⇒ Remove non-cancerous growths (fibroids) in the uterus.
⇒ Locate a 'lost' or stuck contraceptive device, such as an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) - also known as a 'coil'.procedures like