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hysterosalpingogram

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  • n. An X-ray image taken during hysterosalpingography

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  • n. X ray of the uterus and Fallopian tubes; usually done in diagnosing infertility (to see if there any blockages)

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Examples

  • If you suspect you may have developed scar tissue as a result of a past infection, talk to your doctor about a simple procedure known as a hysterosalpingogram, a special X-ray of your uterus and fallopian tubes, described in Chapter 17.

    Getting Pregnant

  • I had routine blood work done, and had a hysterosalpingogram—a procedure in which dye is injected into the Fallopian tubes and an X-ray is performed while the dye is “clamped” inside.

    Misconception

  • HSG - that's short for hysterosalpingogram, a study in which dye is injected through the uterus into the fallopian tubes to see if they are blocked or open.

    Treating Infertility by Flushing the Tubes

  • I had blood draws, vaginal ultrasounds, cyst aspirations, a hysterosalpingogram, and many other tests.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More

  • Such scarring can sometimes be seen with a hysterosalpingogram, an X-ray of the uterus and fallopian tubes.

    Chlamydia, the Silent STD That Can Cause Infertility

  • They can get into the body during sexual contact with an infected man or woman* and also during miscarriage, childbirth, abortion, or other procedures involving the uterus, such as endometrial biopsy, hysterosalpingogram X ray of the reproductive tract, IUD insertion, or donor insemination.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • Furthermore, diagnostic procedures themselves sometimes result in success—as when, for example, the hysterosalpingogram clears your tubes.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • Friday I was scheduled to have one such test, an HSG (hysterosalpingogram {I bet that helps, doesn't it?}) done.

    windylady Diary Entry

  • Similar to a hysterosalpingogram used to find blockages in your fallopian tubes, in this test a high-contrast dye is injected

    Getting Pregnant

  • Have a hysterosalpingogram, laparoscopy or saline sonogram methods of looking inside your uterus explained in Chapter 16 to determine if blockages or other abnormalities capable of causing a miscarriage exist.

    Getting Pregnant

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