It is a procedure in which the uterus is examined, visualizing the cervix, the inside of the uterus and the fallopian tube openings.
Hysteroscopy gets its name from the tool used to visualize the uterus. The physician places the hysteroscope through the vagina and cervix into the uterus. This tool sends images from inside the uterus to a video monitor.
It is commonly used to diagnose bleeding problems in women, but it also allows to extract certain types of polyps or Fibroids (submucosal), however, not all cases are eligible for this type of treatment.