Distension Media in Hysteroscopy- Use and Complications

Authors: E. Kučera
Authors‘ workplace: Ústav pro péči o matku a dítě, Praha 4, ředitel Doc. MUDr. J. Feyereisl, CSc. Katedra gynekologie a porodnictví IPVZ, Praha, vedoucí Doc. MUDr. J. Feyereisl, CSc.
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2003, , č. 3 s. 191-195


Review of distending media used in hysteroscopic surgery.Type of study: Overview.Setting: Institute for the Care of Mother and Child, Prague.Methods: Analysis of data from the literature.Results: The author reviewed the use of distendingmedia in hysteroscopic surgery with most seriouscomplication - fluid overload syndrom.Conclusion: Fluid overload syndrome is a very dangerous and often underestimated complicationduring hysteroscopic surgery which needs immediate and appropriate management.

Key words:
hysteroscopy, embolisation, distension media, intravasation, fluid overload syndrome,hyponatremia

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