Study of various intrauterine pathologies by hysteroscopy leading to various gynaecological problems


  • Vandana Agarwal Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, RKDF MCH RC Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Rekha Mehani Department of Pharmacology, RKDF MCH RC Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India



Hysteroscopy, Pathologies, AUB, Infertility, Recurrent abortions


Background: This study was to diagnose different types of intrauterine pathologies, their locations and relations with clinical presentations (like abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), recurrent abortions, unexplained infertility and secondary dysmenorrhoea) by hysteroscopy. To know the prevalence and identification of the demographic relations of different intrauterine pathologies and clinical symptoms were observed. This study also aimed in selecting OPD or indoor operative procedure.

Methods: Data collection of 144 cases was done with suspicion of intrauterine pathology on the basis of history and clinical examination. They were screened by per abdomen, per speculum, pelvic examination. USG and HSG in cases of infertility were used. Further intrauterine pathologies were explored by hysteroscopy

Results: On hysteroscopy no abnormality was detected in 80/144 (55.6%) cases which was the maximum finding observed. AUB 96 (66.7%) was the most common presenting complaint followed by infertility 39 (27.1%). In 96 cases there was no organic pathology. Thickened endometrium was the commonest 17/144 (11.8%) pathology observed by hysteroscopy followed by endometrial polyp 14/144 (9.7%).

Conclusions: With increasing demands for one-stop clinics where diagnosis and treatment are offered in same sitting. Diagnostic hysteroscopy by virtue of its diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities can become the procedure of first choice in evaluation of gynaecological problems.

Author Biography

Vandana Agarwal, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, RKDF MCH RC Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Assitant professor, Gynecology


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