Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is a test that uses a technique called X-ray fluoroscopy to visualize a woman’s reproductive organs (uterus and fallopian tubes). This exam is used to help determine why a woman has difficulty becoming pregnant or to evaluate problems with miscarriages, tumors, adhesions, and fibroids. Fluoroscopy is a technique that uses real time X-ray images and a contrast agent to view organ anatomy, structure and function.
Please refer to the Fluoroscopy section for more information about this exam.
HSG is often used to evaluate why a woman has difficulty becoming pregnant. The test can help detect abnormalities of the uterus which may be the cause of infertility. HSG can be used to diagnose other problems in the uterus, such as:
Hysterosalpingogram is also used to evaluate conditions of the fallopian tubes, such as:
To schedule a hysterosalpingogram (HSG), please call our scheduling team at (512) 453-6100 or toll free at (800) 998-8214. A provider referral is required to make an appointment.
A radiologist, a physician specifically trained to interpret radiological examinations, will analyze the images and send a signed report to the provider who referred you to ARA. The physician will then share the results with you. Your report will also be available on the patient portal within 15 days after the exam report is finalized.
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