Hysteroscopic Polypectomy

What is Hysteroscopic Polypectomy?

Hysteroscopic Polypectomy is a surgery performed to remove uterine polyps preserving the uterus. Uterine polyps are a non-cancerous overgrowth of cells in the inner wall or lining of the uterus. 

How does Hysteroscopic Polypectomy help?

Hysteroscopy is used to diagnose and treat problems of the uterus. A diagnostic equipment, Hysteroscope, is used by the doctor to view the lining of the uterus.  A woman usuall...

How is Hysteroscopic Polypectomy done?

What are the benefit and risks of Hysteroscopic Polypectomy procedure?

As any other surgery, this procedure has both advantages and risks associated with it, which a patient must be aware of.

The advantages of Hysteroscopic Polypectomy 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.

The risks associated with Hysteroscopic Polypectomy treatment are:

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 requir...

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

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