Published: 2022-02-25

Study of HSG findings in our clientele: a multicentre retrospective analytical study

Shahla Yazdani, Deepak Patil, Sujoy Mitra


Background: Infertility is a social morbidity for an infertile couple. The treatment is exhaustive and expensive.

Methods: Hysterosalpingography is a basic investigation for an infertile lady. We assessed the findings and outcome of HSG over one year at our tertiary care centers.

Results: Bilateral patent fallopian tubes and normal uterine cavity were the commonest finding. Pain was the commonest complication in the procedure. Going for diagnostic hystero-laparoscopic was the commonest surgical intervention following HSG. Starting ATT was the commonest medicine intervention. ART Treatment involved starting intrauterine insemination cycle following HSG. Spontaneous conception was a welcome outcome in a selected subset of patients.

Conclusions: HSG is an inexpensive and OPD based investigative modality. It is effective test for evaluation of infertility especially in low-resource settings. It is a stepping stone to guide further treatment in an infertile couple. A well timed and well exposed film can give numerous insights about the options for cure of this morbidity.


Fallopian tubes, Bicornuate uterus, HSG, Infertility

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