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Table 3 Summary of instruments used for specimen retrieval during hysteroscopy

From: Safety aspects of hysteroscopy, specifically in relation to entry and specimen retrieval: a UK survey of practice

Instrument used for specimen retrieval Consultant Senior registrar Junior registrar Clinical nurse specialist Total
Polyp forceps 49 9 6 7 71
Currette 38 9 6 5 58
Versapoint 15 1 0 0 16
Myosure 19 1 0 4 24
Pipelle 8 0 0 5 13
All of above 5 options depending on availability 61 25 9 3 98
Resectoscope 7 2 0 1 10
Truclear 4 0 0 0 4
  1. Candidates were able to give one or more responses and the columns separate out the different grades of gynaecologists