Archive: Gynaecology

Medical Management of Miscarriage (Outpatient) at Less Than 9 weeks Gestation

We are sorry we have had to tell you that sadly, your pregnancy has ended. We would like to offer you our condolences. We are aware that this is a...

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Hysteroscopy Under General Anaesthesia

This information sheet has been provided to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a hysteroscopy under general anaesthesia. It explains the benefits, risks...

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Hysterectomy

What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the womb. The operation may also involve removal of one or both of the Fallopian tubes and ovaries, and...

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Cryocautery to Cervical Ectropion

What is cryocautery? Cryocautery involves freezing the cervix (neck of the womb) with a metal probe for 1 to 2 minutes. It is usually used to treat vaginal discharge or...

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Gynaecological Laparoscopy

What is a Gynaecological Laparoscopy? A gynaecological laparoscopy is a keyhole procedure that allows your surgeon to examine your pelvis (lower abdomen) including the fallopian tubes, ovaries and womb. There...

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Gemeprost

Why have you been prescribed Gemeprost pessaries? This has been prescribed to make the operation you are about to undergo easier as it helps to soften and open up the...

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Sacrohysteropexy for Uterine Prolapse (Womb Prolapse)

This information is provided by the British Society of Urogynaecology. To view the leaflet, please click here: https://bsug.org.uk/budcms/includes/kcfinder/upload/files/info-leaflets/SHP-BSUG.pdf...

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Colposuspension for Stress Urinary Incontinence

This information is provided by the British Society of Urogynaecology. To view the leaflet, please click here:...

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Going Home After a Laparoscopy (Adult)

When should you seek medical advice after your laparoscopy? Laparoscopy and operative laparoscopy is now a common surgical procedure, which is generally safe, effective and well tolerated. However, as with...

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