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The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study

Fahd Al Qahtani.

Abstract
Background: Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is one of the diagnostic patterns used for infertility. The diagnostic criteria associated with vital information of details of fallopian tubes, uterus anatomy, and any other congenital abnormalities.

Objectives: The objective of this study was to assess the value of HSG performed among the women of Al Bahah city.

Materials and Methods: A retrospective study conducted at the Government Hospital of Al Bahah city. The data with women diagnosed for infertility were considered during the period between January 2014 and November 2018 in the inclusion criteria. The data included ethnicity, details of fallopian tube, uterus cavity details, and endometrium thickness. The collected data were tabulated in an Excel sheet and were analyzed using IBM Statistical Package for the Social Sciences Inc. using version 20 software.

Results: The study comprised a total of 98 cases of infertile women, in which, 25.5% of women suffered from uterine cavity defect and 73.8% suffered from tubular obstruction. It was observed that 29.5%, 16.3%, and 27.5% had left, right, and bilateral tubular blockages, respectively.

Conclusion: The retrospective study of HSG images among the infertile women showed the pattern of HSG based on fallopian tube and uterine cavity. The data showed the increase in fallopian tube pathology than in uterine cavity defects. The cultural and social barriers of Saudi women in this region with associated dependence for accessibility to health care might be the reason for the increase in tubular blockage.

Key words: Fallopian Tube; Uterus Cavity; Fluoroscopy; Infertility


 
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Fahd Al Qahtani. The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2019; 8(5): 376-380. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019


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Fahd Al Qahtani. The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2019; 8(5): 376-380. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019



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Fahd Al Qahtani. The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study. Int J Med Sci Public Health. (2019), [cited September 22, 2019]; 8(5): 376-380. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019



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Fahd Al Qahtani (2019) The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study. Int J Med Sci Public Health, 8 (5), 376-380. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019



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Fahd Al Qahtani. 2019. The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 8 (5), 376-380. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019



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Fahd Al Qahtani. "The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 8 (2019), 376-380. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019



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Fahd Al Qahtani. "The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 8.5 (2019), 376-380. Print. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019



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Fahd Al Qahtani (2019) The study of hysterosalpingogram as an investigation tool performed among the infertile women of Al Bahah city of Saudi Arabia - A retrospective study. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 8 (5), 376-380. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0305622032019





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