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What are the risks of hysterosalpingography?

By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 08/03/2018

Although not very frequent, some complications that may arise as a result of hysterosalpingography are the following: allergic reaction to contrast (iodine), endometritis, salpingitis, perforation of the uterus, etc., in addition to the added risks of any test in which the patient is exposed to x-rays.

Read the full article on: How Is a Hysterosalpingography (HSG) Performed? ( 75).
 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.