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The Hysteroscope and Infertility


10 April, 2013 | Obstetrics & Gynecology

The hysteroscope is used for diagnosis and treatment of uterus problems. The first hysteroscope was created in 1865 and was first used for gynecology in 1869. The device went through a certain technological revolution in the 1970’s, and additional advances in recent years have decreased its use in diagnosis and increased its use in treatment. [...]

Obstetric Ultrasound Scanners


21 December, 2010 | Ultrasound Scanners

Obstetric ultrasound is the use of ultrasound scanning in pregnancy. Since its introduction in the 1950′s, ultrasonography has become a very useful diagnostic tool in obstetrics. Traditional obstetric sonograms are done by placing a transducer on the abdomen of the pregnant woman. One variant is a transvaginal sonography which is performed with a probe placed [...]