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11 Aug 2008

Hyster vs hsg
ttcing, never pregnant, had endo and scar tissue removed. 2 laps &  hysteroscopy' s. all ok according to doc. Any reason why he would prefer to do a hysteroscopy rather than HSG to check tubes?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Anony

One does not perform a hysteroscopy to assess if the fallopian tubes are normal and patent. You can either have a laparoscopy and a dye test to check the fallopian tubes or an HSG. A hysteroscopy is not used for that purpose. Of the two tests a laparoscopy is the more beneficial test.

Answered by: Dr Y. Dasoo
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