Insights on Hysteroscopic Procedures and Their Place in Romanian Gynecologic Practice-The Experience of Two Medical Units.Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 May 06; 10(5)D
Hysteroscopy has known an increasing use in Romania over the last decade, succeeding to mark an impact on lowering the costs of medical services. The strategy of this study was to present the experience of two Romanian medical units with different experiences using inpatient regimen hysteroscopy, and to further compare it with current worldwide tendencies. Strong points in our practice were sought, as well as components that require improvement. Overall, abnormal uterine bleeding stands for most hospital case presentations in our study group; hysteroscopy had the highest accuracy and positive predictive value in identifying uterine myomas: 91.03% and 100%, respectively; for endometrial polyps, statistical analysis showed the highest sensitivity: 100%, with 83.89% specificity and a 77.64% positive predictive value. The applicability of hysteroscopy was further described for infertility cases and isthmocele repair.