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 lini...

How does it 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 it done?

What are the benefit and risks of this 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 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.

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