If you have heavy periods, then you should discuss with your doctor to find out if fibroids or polyps are the culprit. Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to look inside your uterus in order to diagnose and treat causes of abnormal bleeding.
Forrest City uses a minimally invasive procedure that removes fibroids, polyps and other intrauterine tissue without having to remove your uterus altogether (a hysterectomy). The procedure is designed to allow your doctor to remove any growths in your uterus, while preserving uterine function and form. This is especially important if you want to have children in the future.
One of the biggest advantages of this procedure is its short recovery time — you can usually resume normal activity in a few days. Plus the procedure is typically done on an outpatient basis; you can return home the same day.
Could this procedure be right for me?
- May reduce heavy bleeding associated with fibroids or polyps
- Only removes targeted tissue in your uterus
- May be a treatment option for patients with infertility associated with unwanted tissue in the uterus
- A minimally invasive procedure with a quick recovery time
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