Hysteroscopy is a surgery in which a telescope is inserted into the uterus. This telescope is connected to a camera and a monitor to see the inside of the uterus and to treat any abnormalities.

Why Is Hysteroscopy Done?

  • Infertility
  • Recurrent abortions
  • To diagnose the cause of heavy bleeding.
  • Prior to IVF to see the cavity
  • To treat uterine polyps
  • To treat submucous fibroids
  • To treat intra uterine adhesions
  • To treat some abnormalities of uterus like uterine septum

hysteroscopy operation


It is a usually a day care surgery. The patient is given a short general anaesthesia. The instrument is inserted inside the uterus through the vagina and the cavity visualized.