Endoscopy is a procedure in which a flexible tube with light and camera is used to examine the digestive tract. It is done by inserting the endoscope through the opening in the body or through a small cut. Doctors examine the digestive system through the pictures on a monitor of a color TV. Endoscopy is done without any large incision.
Endoscopic Biopsy is a process in which doctors take small sample of damaged, cancerous or infectious part of your body, with the help of forceps in an endoscope and examine it.
Why we need Endoscopy?
Endoscopy is done to find out the exact reason behind the disorder. A small sample of a damaged part will help doctors to gain profound understanding of potential problem without making any large cuts on the body.
Role of endoscopy in infertility:
In infertility problems, endoscopy is most preferred gynecological operations. It helps immensely to diagnose and examine the disorders that can cause infertility.
Endoscopy includes hysteroscopy and laparoscopy:
- Hysteroscopy helps to examine the inside of the womb or uterus. It is done by inserting a telescopic instrument through the vagina and cervix into the uterus. Hysteroscopy allows us to see if there are any uterine cavity defects.
- Laparoscopy involves small incisions and is very beneficial for the treatment of infertility. It helps to diagnose and treat endometriosis, pelvic pain, fibroids, ovarian cyst and blocked fallopian tubes.
Laparoscopic and Hysteroscopy at International Fertility Centre (IFC):
The team at IFC for laparoscopic and hysteroscopy surgery is led by Dr. Rita Bakshi, who specializes in laparoscopic hysterectomies. She along with her highly skilled team provides a full range of surgical treatments for patients. Dr. Rita Bakshi with more than 25 years of experience in assisted reproduction and has helped couples from around the world including USA, UAE, Africa, UK, India, etc.