Optimal Catheter Placement During Sonohysterography: Comparison of Cervical to Uterine Placement
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The primary objective of this investigation was to evaluate if the location of placement of the SIS balloon into either the uterine cavity or the cervical canal affected discomfort perceived during the examination.
Condition or disease
Catheter Placement and Perceived Pain
Procedure: cervical vs. uterine placement of balloon catheter
The use of sonography combined with intrauterine saline instillation, termed sonohysterography
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Female patients undergoing SIS for diagnostic uterine cavity evaluation at our university's Reproductive Endocrine Infertility Program.
previous hysterectomy, current pregnancy, active PID, patulous or stenotic cervical os noted on previous history or physical exam.