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Sonohysterography for Investigating Gynecological Issues

Mar 25, 2018 8:47:00 AM

Posted by Diane Campbell

A woman who experiences symptoms like trouble getting pregnant, repeated miscarriages, or abnormal menstrual bleeding may be referred for a sonohysterogram to investigate possible causes. If a transabdominal or transvaginal ultrasound produces insufficiently clear images to locate the source of the problem, then a sonohysterogram may be recommended.

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What Should I Expect During a Sonohysterogram?

Aug 30, 2017 9:17:00 AM

Posted by Diane Campbell

A sonohysterogram is an ultrasound exam of the uterus and fallopian tubes that can be used to investigate the cause of problems such as infertility, abnormal menstrual bleeding or cramping, or pelvic pain. It may also be done prior to IVF treatment to rule out issues that could interfere with embryo implantation. If your doctor has ordered a sonohysterogram, it’s likely that you have questions about what to expect. In general, the procedure is minimally invasive, typically causes only mild discomfort, and carries a low risk of complications.[1]

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Sonohysterography for Evaluating Fertility Issues

May 13, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Posted by Diane Campbell

A sonohysterogram or saline infusion sonogram (SHG) is a minimally invasive ultrasound imaging procedure that allows a radiologist to examine the interior of the uterus and the endometrium. One reason your doctor may recommend a sonohysterogram is to investigate the cause of infertility or repeated miscarriages.

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What Is a Sonohysterogram?

Mar 16, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Posted by Diane Campbell

 

 

What is a sonohysterogram?

A sonohysterogram is a minimally invasive ultrasound imaging (also called “sonography”) procedure that allows a radiologist to examine the interior of the uterus and its lining (endometrium).

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