hysterography


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hysterography

 [his″tĕ-rog´rah-fe]
1. the graphic recording of the strength of uterine contractions in labor.
2. radiography of the uterus after instillation of a contrast medium.

hys·ter·og·ra·phy

(his'ter-og'ră-fē),
1. Radiographic examination of the uterine cavity filled with a contrast medium.
2. Graphic procedure used to record uterine contractions.
[hystero- + G. graphō, to write]

hysterography

/hys·ter·og·ra·phy/ (his″ter-og´rah-fe)
1. the graphic recording of the strength of uterine contractions in labor.
2. radiography of the uterus after instillation of a contrast medium.

hysterography

[his′tərog′rəfē]
Etymology: Gk, hystera, womb, graphein, to record
the use of x-ray film and other instruments to make a medical assessment of the condition of the uterus.

hysterosalpingography

A method for evaluating uterine tubal pathology, in which radiocontrast is instilled transcervically into the endometrial cavity and fallopian tubes, followed by fluoroscopy or taking plain films, as a way of defining the uterine cavity and tube.

Uses
Evaluation of infertility (e.g., to determine fallopian tube patency), uterine-cavity (e.g., submucosal) leiomyomas, endocervical and endometrial polyps, pelvic tuberculosis, intrauterine adhesion-synequiae, endometrial cancer, congenital malformations (e.g., müllerian duct abnormalities), bicornuate uterus, septate uterus, uterus didelphys, uterine hypoplasia, and DES-induced defects.

Hysterosalpingography has waned in popularity, due to high false-positivity and false-negativity.

hys·ter·og·ra·phy

(his'tĕr-og'ră-fē)
1. Radiographic examination of the uterine cavity filled with a contrast medium.
2. Graphic procedure used to record uterine contractions.
[hystero- + G. graphō, to write]

Hysterography

Another term for the x-ray procedure of the uterus and fallopian tubes.
Mentioned in: Hysterosalpingography

hysterography

1. the graphic recording of the strength of uterine contractions in labor.
2. radiography of the uterus after instillation of a contrast medium.
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Radiography and hysterography were the prior gold standards.
When the disease is diagnosed with hysterography which may show the contrast extending perpendicularly from the uterine cavity into the myometrium, the sensitivity is only 25%.