Mrs Claire Du Jardin Dr Dee Nandurkar What are the prerequisites for having Iodine-131 therapy done? Endocrine specialists generally refer…Read more
There are no prerequisites. It is a good test to assess the endometrium for those patients who have persistent endometrial thickening, suspicion of polyps, and assessment of post menopausal endometrium, patients taking tamoxifen, or those with possible Asherman’s Syndrome.
There is a very small risk of endometrial infection post procedure.
Hysteroscopy and dilatation and curettage may provide similar and/or complementary information to SIS. The examination should be scheduled day 2-3 after the last period.
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