hysteroscope


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hysteroscope

 [his´ter-o-skōp″]
an endoscope used in direct visual examination of the canal of the uterine cervix and the cavity of the uterus.

hys·ter·o·scope

(his'ter-ō-skōp),
An endoscope used in direct visual examination of the uterine cavity.
Synonym(s): uteroscope
[hystero- + G. skopeō, to view]

hysteroscope

/hys·tero·scope/ (his´ter-o-skōp″) an endoscope for direct visual examination of the cervical canal and uterine cavity.

hysteroscope

[his′tərōskōp′]
Etymology: Gk, hystera, womb + skopein, to look to view
an endoscope used in direct visual examination of the canal of the uterine cervix and the cavity of the uterus.

hys·ter·o·scope

(his'tĕr-ō-skōp)
An endoscope used in direct visual examination of the uterine cavity.
Synonym(s): metroscope, uteroscope.
[hystero- + G. skopeō, to view]

hysteroscope

an endoscope used in direct visual examination of the canal of the uterine cervix and the cavity of the uterus.
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I show them the diameter of the hysteroscope, which often helps alleviate any anxiety.
The average pain score for hysteroscope placement into the cervix was 4.
A small hysteroscope is no larger than a Pipelle endometrial suction curette.
Using a hysteroscope and catheter, a physician inserts a tiny coil mechanism into the vagina, through the cervix and to the proximal portion of each fallopian tube, where the coil is released; the device promotes tissue growth in the fallopian tubes that, over three months, provides tubal occlusion.
In October, she presented a pounds 10,000 hysteroscope to Stratford Hospital in October.
This system is small enough to be inserted through most cervices without dilation or anesthesia required - the hysteroscope and sheath are designed to minimize patient trauma and discomfort.
The procedure involves the passage of a hysteroscope through the vagina and uterus to the fallopian tubes, where a low level of radiofrequency energy is delivered to a small section of each tube.
The technique involves the use of a special instrument called a hysteroscope and is primarily useful for women with bleeding or pregnancy-related problems.
These new technologies depend largely on a hysteroscope, a tiny telescope that is inserted into the reproductive organs via the cervix therefore ensuring there is no need for incisions, stitching or scarring.
A little telescope with a camera and little tubes containing coils, known as a hysteroscope, is placed into the cervix where the coils are inserted into the fallopian tubes by the consultant who watches the procedure on a monitor.
Some divices combine the visualization and surgical functions in one instrument, such as surgical functions in one instrument, such as the hysteroscope with an electrosurgery device built into it.
For the routine hysteroscopies a 3 mm Betocchi hysteroscope with normal saline to distend the uterine cavity was used.