JOURNAL ARTICLE

Contact hysteroscopy: another method of endoscopic examination of the uterine cavity

J Barbot, B Parent, J B Dubuisson
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1980 March 15, 136 (6): 721-6
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Recently there has been renewed interest in hysteroscopy which, since its discovery a century ago, has been in a state of uncertainty. Classical hysteroscopes all require the dilatation of the uterine cavity by the injection of a fluid under pressure. With contact hysteroscopy, the image is obtained by the applciation of the end of the apparatus against the uterine mucosa. This simplifies the equipment and opens up new possibilities. The results of more than 1,000 contact hysteroscopies done in the various circumstances of gynecology and the pathology of pregnancy are presented. The facility of this technique should contribute to the increased use of visual exploration of the uterine cavity, the advantages of which have already been shown.

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