As to diseases, make a habit of two things - to help, or at least not to harm.

Hysteroscopic procedures

  • abnormal bleeding - Hysteroscopy can help identify the cause of heavy or lenghth menstrual flow, as well as bleeding between periods or after menopause. Endometrial ablation is one procedure in which the hysteroscope, along with other instruments, is used to destroy the uterine lining in order to treat some cause of uterine bleeding.
  • Septums - Hysteroscopy can help determine wheter you have a uterine septum, a malformation of the uterus that is present from birth
  • Adhesions - Also known as Asherman´s Syndrome, uterine adhesions are bands of scar tissue than can form in the uterus and may lead to changes in menstrual flow as well as infertility. Hysteroscopy can help your doctor locate and remove the adhesions.
  • Polyps and fibroids - Hysteroscopy is used to remove these non-cancerous growths found in the uteru



Laparoscopic procedures

  • tubal ligation (contraceptive surgery)
  • adhesion removal
  • removal of ovarian cysts
  • removal of the ovaries
  • removal of fibroids (huge myoms and several myoms can be removed)
  • hysterectomy (supracervical or total)
  • burch procedure for incontinence
  • vault suspension to treat prolapse
  • treatment of endometriosis


Other surgeries

  • cervical (cone) biopsy
  • laparotomy (bigger incision of the abdominal wall)
  • vaginal vault repair (colporrhapy)