HOW TO START YOUR TREATMENT WITH US?
- 1. Contact our coordinator who will guide you through the whole process up to the surgery itself.
- 2. Send the required documentation
- 3. We will discuss the date and surgery details.
- 4. You will travel to the Czech Republic for your surgery.
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Hysteroscopy is a short gynaecological procedure in which a thin camera is gently inserted through the vagina and cervix into the uterine cavity.
Appointments for hysteroscopy are usually available within 3-4 weeks.
It is recommended to perform the procedure when the endometrium is at the lowest, ideally within 10 days after your menstruation. Optimal timing can be achieved with single-phase hormonal contraception without omission or gestagen preparation.
According to the range of performance and difficulty, we distinguish between surgical and diagnostic hysteroscopy.
You will be treated by one of the following doctors:
Leopold Rotter, MD, PhD
chief physician and professional guarantor of the clinic practice since 1999, expert colposcopy licence
Hysteroscopy is always provided at our main workplace Lidická 63a, Brno. Click for photogallery here »
WHEN IS HYSTEROSCOPY SUITABLE?
- In case of abnormal uterine bleeding
- Upon investigation of an abnormal ultrasound finding
- For problems with painful menstruation
- In case of infertility due to uterine factors
- In case of infertility (inability to deliver a child)
- In the localization, extraction and reposition of the intrauterine device
- When checking after procedure on the uterus
- When removing residues after childbirth or abortion
How is hysteroscopy performed?
Think of the procedure as a routine gynaecological examination. At the beginning, disinfection is performed and the doctor introduces gyneacological mirror.
The hysteroscope is inserted through the vagina and cervix into the uterus.
The sterile liquid solution is then inserted into the uterus, through the hysteroscope, to expand it and to clear away any blood or mucus.
Hysteroscope allows the doctor to see the uterus and the openings of the fallopian tubes into the uterine cavity.
Finally, if surgery needs to be performed, small instruments are inserted into the uterus through the hysteroscope.
How to plan your trip?
- Day 1:
Arrival to Brno – Tuřany airport. From there you can take a taxi or a public bus number E76 that will take you straight to central Brno, to the Main Train Station in 18 minutes (please find here more information about transportation in Brno). You can spend your day in Brno as you wish, click here for some tips on what to do.
- Day 2:
In the morning, you will come to our clinic Gynmeda at Lidická Street, 63a. Here you will meet your coordinator and your doctor. The procedure will take approximately 5-15 minutes. In case of general anaesthesia, you will be discharged 2-3 hours after the procedure and able to fly home that day with an escort (necessary distance of at least 5 hours from the operation). The patient is not able to drive a car after full anaesthesia on the day!
In the morning, you will come to our clinic Gynmeda at Lidická Street, 63a. Here you will meet your coordinator and your doctor. The procedure will take approximately 5-15 minutes. In case of general anaesthesia, you will be discharged 2-3 hours after the procedure and able to go home. You need somebody to pick you up here and you won´t be able to drive a car after full anaesthesia for 24 hours! In case of local analgesia, our doctor will discharge you immediately after the procedure and you´ll be able to go home right away.
If you are advised by our doctor to have a pre-operative examination before general anaesthesia and you do not undergo it in your country, you will have to come to Brno 24 hours earlier. There is an additional fee of 200 EUR.
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER HYSTEROSCOPY?
Patients usually feel a slight pressure in the lower abdomen after the procedure, but it subsides before leaving the surgery. Also, minor bleeding that does not exceed the rate of menstrual bleeding stops in a day or two after hysteroscopy. Weak analgesics (pain medications) are usually sufficient to relieve any pain. It is possible to recommend using them before the procedure to ensure their effect lasts during and after hysteroscopy.
After the procedure, most patients can resume normal activity at work or at home the following day after the procedure. To minimize the risk of inflammation or infection, it is recommended to only shower, avoid bathing or swimming, and not use tampons for about a week. Patients who have undergone diagnostic hysteroscopy are advised to avoid sexual intercourse for one to two days after the end of bleeding. After operative hysteroscopy, the postoperative regimen is extended for up to three weeks, depending on the extent and type of procedure performed.
Although complications after hysteroscopy are rare, the patient should contact her doctor if she is bleeding excessively or experiences symptoms of infection, such as convulsions, fever, chills, and so on, within a few hours to days after the procedure.
HOW SOON AFTER A HYSTEROSCOPY CAN I TRAVEL?The procedure is short, it lasts 5-15 minutes. You are released from our clinic about 2 hours after the procedure. It is usually not a problem to travel within a few hours after the procedure and it is very well tolerated.
Do you have more questions?You can look at FAQ or contact our coordinator who will be happy to help you.
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