If a uterine abnormality is suspected following the hysterosalpingogram, your doctor may recommend hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy is performed with a thin telescope, called a hysteroscope, equipped with a fiber optic light. The hysteroscope is inserted through the cervix into the uterus and enables the doctor to see any uterine abnormalities or growths. Photographs or videotape may be taken for future reference. This procedure is usually performed in the early half of a woman’s cycle so that the build-up of the endometrium does not obscure the doctor’s view. This procedure is usually performed on an out-patient basis with moderate sedation being used. Full recovery of the patient occurs within days.
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Why RMA of New York: Hysteroscopy
For the past 20 years, RMA of New York has successfully facilitated the births of thousands of healthy babies for patients across the New York area. As the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, our team is dedicated to scientific discovery, medical excellence, and compassionate, patient-focused care. We are proud to be a member of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at the Mount Sinai Health System, which is recognized as a Center of Excellence by U.S. News & World Report.
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