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The Role of Hysteroscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Intrauterine Diseases

Submission deadline: 15 May 2022
Special Issue Editors
Carlo De Angelis, MD
Department of Maternal and Child Health and Urological Sciences, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy
Interests: Diagnostic and surgical hysteroscopy; Reproductive surgery; Congenital malformations of the female genital tract; Infertility; Recurrent miscarriages; Chronic endometritis
Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Diagnostic and surgical hysteroscopy represents an important branch in the field of modern gynecological surgery. It is now universally recognized that most endouterine pathologies have a first choice treatment represented by hysteroscopic surgery. 

The recent development of miniaturized technologies has reduced the invasiveness of hysteroscopic surgery, thus transforming it into a technique that is truly minimally invasive. Some hysteroscopic surgery treatments can now even be performed in the office setting without resorting to general anesthesia. 

Traditional applications of hysteroscopy have been in the treatment of infertility and endometrial neoplastic pathology. More recent indications for surgical hysteroscopy include the treatment of cervical pregnancy, isthmocele, RPOC, new congenital uterine malformations, and for conservative management of early stage endometrial neoplasia in young women. The advent of modern technologies such as the 15 Fr. Mini-resectoscope, Diode Laser and Tissue removal devices has also expanded the range of surgical instrumentation that is now available.  

For these reasons, it is now timely and appropriate to dedicate a special issue of the journal Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology to Hysteroscopic Surgery. This issue provides an excellent opportunity to publish high quality research in the growing field of surgical hysteroscopy.

My friendly regards

Prof. Carlo De Angelis

Guest Editor

Keywords
Diagnostic hysteroscopy
Office hysteroscopy
Surgical hysteroscopy
Uterine malformations
Endometrial polyps
Submucous myomas
Asherman syndrome
Endometrial ablation
Endometrial cancer and atypical hyperplasia
RPOC
New technologies in hysteroscopy
Isthmocele
Patients compliance
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