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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2015, XXXIX/232: 251-253

Title: Role of office hysteroscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of uterine pathology

Authors: Marciniak A, Nawrocka-Rutkowska J, Wiśniewska B, Szydłowska I, Brodowska A, Starczewski A. 

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Role of office hysteroscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of uterine pathology


Marciniak A, Nawrocka-Rutkowska J, Wiśniewska B, Szydłowska I, Brodowska A, Starczewski A.

Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Department of Gynecology and Urogynecology

Nowadays endoscopic techniques are one of the basic diagnostic and operative methods in gynecology. Laparoscopy and hysteroscopy are the most popular of them. Office hysteroscopy is a modern diagnostic and therapeutic method feasible in an outpatient room because no necessity of anesthesia. It is the first-line procedure in the infertility diagnosis and treatment of uterine pathology such as polyps, submucosal fibroids and adhesions. Limitation of this method is the cervical canal atresia. Contraindications to it are: pregnancy, uterine bleeding, active inflammation of pelvic organs, cervical cancer. Due to the high sensitivity and specificity, simplicity of execution and no need for patient hospitalization, office hysteroscopy becomes important diagnostic and therapeutic procedure in uterine pathologies.

Key words: office hysteroscopy, diagnosis, uterine pathology

Pol Med J, 2015; XXXIX (232); 251–253