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Endoscopyof the female pelvic organsby way of the vagina.
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- noun endoscopic examination of a woman's pelvic organs by the insertion of a culdoscope through the vagina
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Because its surgical applications are limited, culdoscopy is not used today as often as in the past.
Used primarily to study your uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, culdoscopy helps determine abnormalities in shape or size and identifies the presence of endometriosis or adhesions.
The three basic endoscopie procedures used in conjunction with fertility problems are culdoscopy, hysteroscopy, and laparoscopy The newest is called falloscopy and is used to diagnose and treat problems within the fallopian tubes.
Precautions: A culdoscopy should never be performed when you have any of the following conditions: