Hysteroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to diagnose and treat women's conditions such as:
- abnormal vaginal bleeding,
- congenital abnormalities of the female genital tract,
- scarring from previous procedures,
- and removal of uterine fibroids or tumors.
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