Hysterosalpingogram

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Definition

-  Injection of contrast under fluroscopy to outline fallopian tubes & uterus in order to observe pathology

 

Rationale

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Features

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Indications

-  Infertility

-  Recurrent miscarriages

-  Post tubal surgery

-  Assess integrity of Ceasarean scar

 

Contraindications

-  Pregnancy

-  Vaginal discharge

-  PID

-  Recent D&C

 

Procedure

-  Must be day 7-14 of menstrual cycle to ensure not pregnant

 

Complications

-  Pain

-  Bleeding

-  Nausea

-  Infection

-  Abortion

-  Endometrial trauma

-  Contrast allergy