Clinical Articles

Tissue Removal

Read about the likelihood of adverse events in hysteroscopic procedures compared to traditional electrocautery resection
Haber K, Hawkins E, Levie M, Chudnoff S, Hysteroscopic Morcellation: Review of the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) Database. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2015

See how intrauterine morcellation may be associated with a lower recurrence of endometrial polyps than treatment with hysteroscopic resection
AlHilli MM, Nixon KE, Hopkins MR, Weaver AL, Laughlin-Tommaso SK, Famuyide AO, Morcellation vs Hysteroscopic Resection of Endometrial Polyps. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2013

Take a look at the comparison between the sensitivity and level of agreement of blind biopsy with that of directed biopsy via hysteroscopy
Angioni S, Loddo A, Milano F, Piras B, Minerba L, Melis GB, A Prospective Comparative Study on Outpatient Hysteroscopy and Blind Biopsy. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2008

Review Epstein’s study on the diagnostic ability of dilatation and curettage
Epstein E, Ramirez A, Skoog L, Valentin L, Dilatation and Curettage Fails to Detect Most Focal Lesions in the Uterine Cavity in Women with Postmenopausal Bleeding. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 2001

Read a summary of the literature on the diagnosis and management of endometrial polyps
Salim S, Won H, Nesbitt-Hawes E, Campbell N, Abbott J, Diagnosis and Management of Endometrial Polyps: A Critical Review of the Literature. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2011

See a comparison of random endometrial biopsy with hysteroscopy to determine the methods’ efficacy in diagnosing intrauterine lesions
Svirsky R, Smorgick N, Rozowski U, Sagiv R, Feingold M, Halperin R, Pansky M, Can We Rely on Blind Endometrial Biopsy for Detection of Focal Intrauterine Pathology? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2008

Read about Fertility Outcomes After Hysteroscopic Morcellation of Intrauterine Leiomyomas and Polyps
Bhalani V, Chang, A, Adkins, C, Chen S, Scheiber M., Clinical Summary Fertility Outcomes After Hysteroscopic Morcellation of Intrauterine Leiomyomas and Polyps. J Reprod Med. 2016;61(4):327-335.

Take a look at a study analyzing the pain level associated with removing endometrial polyps with the MyoSure resectoscope
McIlwaine P, McElhinney B, Karthigasu KA, Hart R, A Prospective Study of the Use of the MyoSure Resectoscope to Manage Endometrial Polyps in an Outpatient Setting. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2015

Review the effectiveness of two cervical block protocols for pain management during the MyoSure procedure
Lukes A, Roy K, Presthus J, Diamond M, Berman J, Konsker K, Randomized Comparative Trial of Cervical Block Protocols for Pain Management During Hysteroscopic Removal of Polyps and Myomas. The International Journal of Women’s Health. 2015

Read about Pathology Removal with the MyoSure System
Scheiber MD, Chen SH, A Prospective Multi-center Registry of Patients Undergoing Hysteroscopic Morcellation of Uterine Polyps and Myomas. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2016, ahead of print

See an evaluation of a team’s initial experience with hysteroscopic morcellation for removal of placental remnants
Hamerlynck TW, Blikkendaal MD, Schoot BC, Hanstede MM, Jansen FW. An Alternative Approach for Removal of Placental Remnants: Hysteroscopic Morcellation. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2013

Take a look at a case study demonstrating how targeted removal of intrauterine pregnancy tissue can reduce the occurrence of intrauterine adhesions compared with conventional hysteroscopic resection
Harpham M, Abbott, J, Use of a Hysteroscopic Morcellator to Resect Miscarriage in a Woman with Recurrent Asherman’s Syndrome. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2014

See how pregnancy outcomes and intrauterine adhesion rates are effected residual trophoblastic tissue is treated with ultrasound- guided dilation
Rein DT, Schmidt T, Hess AP, Volkmer A, Schöndorf T, Breidenbach M, Hysteroscopic Management of Residual Trophoblastic Tissue is Superior to Ultrasound-guided Curettage. The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2011

Review a meta-analysis examining the use of hysteroscopy for treatment of retained products of conception (RPOC)
Smorgick N, Barel O, Fuchs N, Ben-Ami I, Pansky M, Vaknin Z, Hysteroscopic Management of Retained Products of Conception: Meta-analysis and Literature Review. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2014