Hysteroscopic polypectomy

Hysteroscopic polypectomy

What is Hysteroscopic Polypectomy?

Hysteroscopic Polypectomy is a surgery performed to remove uterine polyps protecting the uterus. Uterine polyps are a non-harmful abundance of cells in the internal divider or covering of the uterus.

How does it help?

Hysteroscopy is utilized to diagnose and treat issues of the uterus. A diagnostic equipment, Hysteroscope, is utilized by the specialist to see the covering of the uterus. A woman more often than not requires this system for biopsy, and to remove fibroids and polyps.

Steps to take before Hysteroscopic Polypectomy

The procedure starts with history taking, physical examination, and careful workup of the speculated issue. You will be recommended not to eat or drink (including water) in any event six hours before the operation.

What happens during the procedure?

The medical procedure is done under general anesthesia. A long, slender instrument is gone through the vagina into the uterus. The instrument is utilized to expel or shave off the polyps. A hysteroscope is utilized as a careful telescope for the ideal vision of the uterus. It is passed into the belly through the cervix. A fluid is then used to open the cavity of the uterus. On the off chance that the protuberance is little, the hysteroscope can be utilized to remove it. This method is known as polypectomy.

After Hysteroscopic Polypectomy

You may need to stay in the hospital for a day. During your recovery period, your doctor will take frequent observations of your temperature, pulse, and blood pressure for several hours The advantages of the surgery are:

  • It is not a time-consuming procedure.
  • It is the only way to diagnose certain medical conditions.
  • It does not involve any cuts or stitches in the abdomen.

There is a potential risk of infection in the urinary tract, for which antibiotics are given before the surgery. Injury in the surrounding tissues or organs is rare, but can occur, and then further treatment will be required

Minor urinary inconsistency might continue and will require medicines for complete relief. Self-catheterization may be recommended to treat urinary retention problem.