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Table 1 Specific investigations/treatment for ambulatory gynaecology

From: Ambulatory gynaecology: a new concept in the delivery of healthcare for women

One-stop service Investigation/treatment
Abnormal uterine bleeding Transvaginal ultrasound scan
Endometrial biopsy
Hysteroscopy (diagnostic/operative)
Office-based endometrial ablation
Colposcopy Colposcope
Electrosurgical generator/cutting and coagulating attachments (or equivalent laser equipment)
Fertility Transvaginal ultrasound scan
HyCoSy or transvaginal hydrolaparoscopy
Hysteroscopy
Protocols for medical treatments or referral to ACU
Urogynaecology Transvaginal ultrasound scan
Urodynamic equipment
Flexible cystoscopy
Office-based continence procedures
Early pregnancy/emergency gynaecology unit Transvaginal ultrasound scan
Transvaginal ultrasound-guided procedures
Serum beta HCG/progesterone
Protocols for conservative/medical treatment options