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Hysteroscopy And Polyp Removal
How accurate is an office hysteroscopy endometrial biopsy &polypectomy in showing cancer or hyperplasia?
Depends: If you have a nasal polyp on one side - yes it should be removed to make sure it is nothing more serious. Polyps almost always affect both nasal/sinus cavities. If it is seen on only one side - it should be biopsied (or removed). Polyps do not "need to be removed." indications for removal would be 1) if having surgery for chronic sinusitis 2) breathing difficulty 3) trouble smelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had bleeding after menapause. Found polypxs after office procedure to look into uterus with camera. Couldnt reach polyp to remove. Scedule surgery to ?
Bleeding: You need to go right to the ER if you think you are having bleeding ...Read more
Hysteroscopy: Hysteroscopy uses a small camera inserted through he vagina into the uterus to allow visualization of the lining. A scraping of the lining can then be done to remove it and any small lesions arising from it. A hysterectomy removes the uterus +/- ovaries and tubes. Sometimes a hysteroscopy can lead a physician to recommend hysterectomy. Talk to your GYN about what is best for you. ...Read more
Which is best for fibroids removal from uterus and help pregnancy: laproscopy removal, use or open surgery to remove the fibroids. I also have endo.
Have uterine polyps diagnosed with hysteroscopy.Going to surgery to remove polyps outpatient. Why not just have a hysterectomy?
If I have a uterine polyp and endometrial hyperplasia, wouldn't hysteroscopy be better than pipelle biopsy?
Yes and no, ...: For treatment yes, for diagnosis no. This is a generalization and you should really discuss this question with your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more
See below: Strictly speaking the indications for removal are abnormal uterine bleeding, symptoms related to the bulky size of the fibroid, infertility or recurrent pregnancy loss. Many women choose hysterectomy when they are done with childbearing and desire a definitive end to their fibroid symptoms. If you do not have a lot of symptoms there is no necessity to remove fibroids. ...Read more
Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids removal for pregnancy. Does it improve fertility after removal of small or large uterine fiborids? in all women.
Depends on location: if the fibroids is significantly distorting the endometrial cavity, it will be of benefit (assuming all other factors are normal). Fibroids outside of the endometrial cavity or that are pedunculated, may not reduce your chances of getting pregnant and may not be neccessary to remove them. Speak to your GYN who can discuss this further with you . Best wishes ...Read more
Usually: The purpose of a d;c is to sample the lining of the uterus. It is possible that a polyp could be sampled during the d;c but not removed. Likewise for a cervical polyp. A hysteroscopy may be necessary to completely remove a polyp. Whatever tissue is retrieved, is is almost always sent to the pathologist for microscopic evaluation. ...Read more
I had d and c and hysterscopy for abnormal uterine bleeding. Does hysteroacopy detect cancer during procedure or only when removed tissue is analyzed?
No, it may suggest: No, tissue is needed for diagnosis. Irregularity, nodules or masses on hysteroscopy may suggest likely cancer but rissue analysis by a pathologist is required both to tell what type and grade and prognosis of cancer and to screen out benign causses of irregularity or nodular mass. ...Read more
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