Dr Bhavna Banga

Home Hysteroscopy

What is Hysteroscopy?

Internal visualization of the uterine cavity (womb), with the help of a telescope.

Indications ?

  • Diagnostic
  • Therapeutic

Removal of fibroids, polyp, uterine septum, adhesions.

When can the procedure be carried out ?

Preferably 7-8 the day of the menstrual cycle, day 1 being the cycle start date.

How is it carried out ?

It’s carried out under short-acting anesthesia, through the vaginal route.


Should not be carried out, during the menstrual cycle of the patient.

Complications ?

Though rare in experienced hands. Some of them are the uterine perforation, bleeding, infection, air embolism.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long does the procedure take?
    It depends on the indication.
    If its diagnostic, than actual procedure takes approx 15-30 minutes, and a daycare admission.
    If it’s a therapeutic one, then max 1-day admission, depending on the intraoperative findings.
  • How many stitches would I get?
    Since the vaginal route is utilized, there would be no stitches.
  • Is it painful?
    Since it is carried out under short-acting anesthesia, it is not painful.
  • How long does it take to resume normal activity?
    If it’s a diagnostic one, then immediately the next day, one can resume normal activities.
    If its a therapeutic one then within 2-4 days, one can get to normal activities.