Hysteroscopy Dilatation & Curettage


Hysteroscopy Dilatation & Curettage

Hysteroscopy is the use of a small camera thru the cervical opening to visualize the lining of the uterus. There are no incisions. Risks are minimal but include: bleeding; infection; uterine perforation that may require laparoscopy; anesthetic risks.

This surgery is usually performed to evaluate abnormal bleeding during a woman’s life span. Most often a D&C is performed in conjunction. This involves sampling the lining of the uterus so that it can be evaluated under a microscope to rule out pre-cancerous or cancerous lesions.

Fibroids that protrude into the uterine lining can also be removed with a hysteroscope. However, fibroids not protruding into the uterine lining cannot be removed this way.


Associates in Obstetrics & Gynecology
8580 Scarborough Dr., Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Phone: 719-596-3344
Fax: 719-632-6118

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