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Hysterosalpingography: Why It's Used & What to Expect

Jan 14, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Posted by Diane Campbell

What is a hysterosalpingogram?

A hysterosalpingogram is an X-ray exam of the uterus and fallopian tubes. It uses fluoroscopy, which creates a moving picture rather than a single still image, to track the flow of contrast material in the uterus so the radiologist can clearly see the areas of interest.

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What Is a Hysterosalpingogram?

May 27, 2015 11:45:22 AM

Posted by Diane Campbell

If you struggle with infertility issues, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are many diagnostic imaging tests available to try to pinpoint the cause of the problem and direct the best course of personalized treatment for you.

One of the tests frequently used to try to determine the cause of infertility is a hysterosalpingogram (HSG). Despite its difficult name, this is a fairly quick and easy procedure using X-ray and fluoroscopy technology, designed to test whether there are any obstructions or abnormalities in the fallopian tubes.


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