Experience of hysteroscopy in a rural tertiary care center of Haryana, India

Manisha Upadhyay, Tek C. Yadav, Pinkey Lakra, Sunita Siwach, Rajiv Mahendru, Vijayata Sangwan


Background: During the last few decades hysteroscopy has become a tool of choice for evaluation of uterine cavity due to its “see and treat “benefits. It is more accurate and less invasive. Introduction of hysteroscopy in gynecological practice is the need of time. Aim of our study is to share the experience of hysteroscopy, its learning curve and limitations in a rural tertiary care center of Haryana.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed all the hysteroscopy procedure done from January 2016 to December 2018 from the hospital records.

Results: Total 118 hysteroscopy were done but record of only 110 was available. Out of 110, 37(33%) were operative and 73(67%) were diagnostic. 36% were done for AUB, 33%  for infertility, 15% for misplaced cu t, 6% for amenorrhea, 2% in cases of RPL and rest for some less common indications. Out of operative hysteroscopy major procedures done were polypectomy and removal of misplaced Cu-T. Septal resection was also done in 3 cases. Number of operative hysteroscopy has increased over the time period of study.

Conclusions: Hysteroscopic evaluation of uterine cavity is a reliable method for both diagnostic and treatment purpose. Proportion of hysteroscopy procedures and its learning curve will improve with persistent effort.


AUB, Diagnostic hysteroscopy, Hysteroscopy, Learning curve, Operative hysteroscopy, See and treat

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