Anxiety at outpatient hysteroscopy

  title={Anxiety at outpatient hysteroscopy},
  author={Pietro Gambadauro and Ramesan Navaratnarajah and Vladimir Carli},
  booktitle={Gynecological Surgery},
This review summarises current understanding and research on the association between anxiety and outpatient hysteroscopy. Women undergoing hysteroscopy suffer from significant levels of anxiety, with repercussions on pain perception, success rates and satisfaction. Using validated tools such as the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Index (STAI) or the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in the outpatient hysteroscopy setting, average state anxiety scores similar or greater than those… CONTINUE READING


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