Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Female: vaginoscopy

Contributor(s): David Dugdale, Jean Pierre Held, Graham Munroe, Sarah Stoneham, Madeleine L H Campbell

Introduction

  • To allow visual inspection of the vagina and cervix.
  • To allow collection of cervical/endometrial samples.

Uses

Advantages

  • technique is quick, easy and well tolerated.
  • Minimal complications.

Disadvantages

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Zent W W & Steiner J V (2011) Vaginal Examination. In: Equine Reproduction. Eds: McKinnon A O, Squires E L, Vaala W E & Varner D D. Wiley-Blackwell. pp 1900-1903.


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