What is a hysteroscopy?

A hysteroscopy procedure is performed to diagnose the causes of irregular vaginal bleeding which can affect women in their 40s and 50s as they enter, or, are in the menopause. The procedure involves examining the inside of the womb, using a telescope attached to a light source. If the assessment reveals an endometrial polyp, a harmless growth, it can be removed at the same time. The procedure can also diagnose other conditions requiring further treatment such as fibroids, and endometrial cancer which affects one per cent of pre-menopausal women.

The benefits

  • Ideal for diagnosing and treating any form of abnormal uterine bleeding disorders.
  • No need for a general anaesthetic
  • No need to stay overnight in the hospital to recover, you can go home as soon as the procedure has finished.

You will need to be referred to see a Consultant Gynaecologist by a GP or other healthcare professional. Speak to your GP and ask them to refer you to The Holly Private Hospital.


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