vaginoscopy

vag·i·nos·co·py

(vaj'i-nos'kŏ-pē),
Inspection of the vagina, usually with an instrument.
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vaginoscopy

(văj′ə-nŏs′kə-pē)
n.
Examination of the vagina, usually by means of an endoscope.
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vag·i·nos·co·py

(vaj'i-nos'kŏ-pē)
Inspection of the vagina, usually with an instrument.
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Reproductive tract manipulation, using rectal palpation and/or by vaginoscopy, is a common practice during gynecological examination aiming to evaluate genital health and determine the estrous cycle phase.
Identification of untimely cervical relaxation through serial vaginoscopy or intravaginal palpation poses serious risks to the integrity of the pregnant cervical seal and transrectal palpation, although safe, is less informative.
Vaginoscopy and laparoscopy with vaginal septal resection were recommended.
Vaginoscopy was performed to diagnose presence of endometritis in post partum dairy cows.
Vaginoscopy avoids the use of a vaginal speculum or cervical tenaculum, and is so tolerable to many patients that I use minimal premedication and only rarely use any local anesthetic and/or sedation, even for biopsies and polypectomies.
If external vaginal examination does not allow for complete assessment of the problem, the patient and provider can assess the likelihood of her tolerating an internal exam in the clinic versus undergoing vaginoscopy under sedation.
After two weeks patients were taken back to Operating Theater for examination under anesthesia (EUA) and vaginoscopy. The mold is removed carefully and a Hysteroscope is used for the vaginoscopy part to assess the healing of skin graft.
Vaginoscopy is a useful diagnostic procedure to evaluate the vaginal vault and corresponding structures, such as the cervix, vaginal fornix, and external urethral orifice.