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  Curettage definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms
A curet, or curette, is a spoon-shaped instrument with a sharp edge.
Curettage may, for example, be used to remove a skin cancer.
Dilation and curettage (D and C) refers to dilation of the cervix (widening the cervix) and curettement of the endometrium (the lining of the uterus).
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10985   (296 words)

  
 AllRefer Health - D and C (Dilatation and Curettage, Uterus Scraping) - Surgery & Procedures
D and C is a procedure to scrape and collect the tissue (endometrium) from inside the uterus.
Uterine scraping (dilatation and curettage: D and C) is a fairly minor surgical procedure.
The procedure may be performed in the hospital or in a clinic using general or local anesthesia.
health.allrefer.com /health/d-and-c-info.html   (478 words)

  
  Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Dilation and Curettage (DandC) Introduction
The dilation and curettage procedure is called a D&C. The D stands for dilation, which means enlarging.
Together, this procedure involves expanding or enlarging the entrance of a woman’s uterus so that a thin, sharp instrument can scrape or suction away the lining of the uterus and take tissue samples.
www.emedicinehealth.com /dilation_and_curettage_dandc/article_em.htm   (690 words)

  
  Curettage and cautery (electrosurgery). DermNet NZ
Curettage and cautery (electrosurgery) is a procedure in which your dermatologist scrapes off a skin lesion and applies heat to the skin surface.
Curettage is suitable to treat lesions where the material being scraped off is softer than the surrounding skin or when there is a natural cleavage plain between the lesion and the surrounding normal tissue.
The scars from curettage are usually flat and round.
www.dermnetnz.org /procedures/curettage.html   (594 words)

  
  Curettage and electrosurgery for nonmelanoma skin cancer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Curettage is the process of scraping skin with a spoon-shaped instrument (curet) to remove skin tissue.
Curettage and electrosurgery may be repeated once or twice or may be combined with other procedures, such as cryosurgery.
Curettage and electrosurgery is a common treatment method for a basal cell carcinoma less than 5 mm (0.2 in.) in diameter.
www.luhs.org /health/kbase/htm/aa40/747/aa40747.htm   (280 words)

  
 CIGNA - Curettage and electrosurgery for nonmelanoma skin cancer
Curettage is the process of scraping skin with a spoon-shaped instrument (curet) to remove skin tissue.
Curettage and electrosurgery may be repeated once or twice or may be combined with other procedures, such as cryosurgery.
Curettage and electrosurgery is a common treatment method for a basal cell carcinoma less than 5 mm (0.2 in.) in diameter.
www.cigna.com /healthinfo/aa40747.html   (328 words)

  
 Dilation and curettage - D&C
Curettage of the uterus (womb) is the scraping of the lining of the uterus (the endometrium).
The procedure is commonly known as dilation and curettage or DandC.
Gynaecological curettage is often an outpatient investigation that is performed in hospital by a gynaecologist.
www.netdoctor.co.uk /health_advice/facts/curettage.htm   (1020 words)

  
 Dilation and curettage (D - Information and Resources - Health Encyclopedia
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is a surgical procedure used to locate and treat the cause of sudden, heavy bleeding.
It is done by passing a small instrument called a curette through the vagina into the uterus and scraping the lining of the uterus (endometrium).
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is used to control sudden, heavy vaginal bleeding that is causing decreased blood volume (hypovolemia).
www.kaiserpermanente.org /kpweb/healthency.do?hwid=aa82541&contextId=aa82541   (511 words)

  
 Dilation and curettage Summary
Dilatation and curettage (D and C) is a gynecological procedure in which the lining of the womb (endometrium) is scraped away.
Dilation (dilatation) and curettage (DandC) or sharp curettage is a gynaecological procedure performed on the female reproductive system that used to be a common method of abortion.
A curettage is performed with a curette, a metal rod with a handle on one end and a sharp loop on the other.
www.bookrags.com /Dilation_and_curettage   (764 words)

  
 kiesBeter.nl medische informatie - curettage
Bij een curettage schraapt de gynaecoloog met een curette, een soort lepeltje, baarmoederslijmvlies uit de baarmoeder.
Complicaties of klachten komen zelden voor na een curettage.
Soms lukt een curettage na een miskraam niet volledig en blijft er weefsel achter.
www.kiesbeter.nl /medischeinformatie/Page/Onderwerp.aspx?page=beh&EntityId=488377&EntityDefinitionId=73   (269 words)

  
 Carilion - Dilation and sharp curettage (D&C) for abortion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dilation and curettage (DandC) uses a sharp instrument to remove tissue from inside the uterus.
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is a minor surgical procedure.
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is usually done when another abortion method has failed to completely clear the contents of the uterus.
www.carilion.com /kbase/htm/tw14/69/tw1469.htm   (1309 words)

  
 Dr. Koop - Dilatation And Curettage (D&C)- Health Encyclopedia and Reference
Dilatation and curettage, also called a D&C, is a surgical procedure in which the cervix of the uterus is dilated (expanded) and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curette (a loop-, ring-, or scoop-shaped instrument with a long, rodlike handle.)
Description of Dilatation And Curettage (D&C) Dilation and Curettage (D&C) is a very common surgical operation performed on many women each year.
Once the opening of the cervix is enlarged, another instrument is inserted into the uterus to loosen and remove the lining of the uterus.
www.drkoop.com /encyclopedia/93/763.html   (586 words)

  
 Discovery Health :: Diseases & Conditions :: dilatation and curettage
Dilatation and curettage (DandC) is a procedure that scrapes out the inside lining of the uterus.
Dilatation and curettage is usually done in a surgical center, hospital or office setting.
This tissue that was scraped off (curettaged) is sent to the lab.
health.discovery.com /encyclopedias/illnesses.html?article=843   (698 words)

  
 Dilatation and Curettage - Overview
Dilatation and curettage, also called as, D&C is a minor gynecological procedure, which involves dilating the cervix and curetting the uterine contents.
Dilatation and curettage, also called as D&C, is a common surgical procedure done on women to scrape and collect the tissue from inside the uterus.
Curettage ("C") is the second part of the procedure and is done to scrape the inside contents of the uterus.
www.medindia.net /surgicalprocedures/Dilatation_curettage.htm   (172 words)

  
 Treatments: Curettage - WrongDiagnosis.com - WrongDiagnosis.com
Curettage: Removal of tissue with a curette (a spoon-shaped instrument with a sharp edge).
Curettage: surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
Count: Curettage is listed as a: treatment for 3 conditions; alternative treatment for 3 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /treat/curettage_printer.htm   (160 words)

  
 ENDOGYN: curettage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are known for progressive and the most recent techniques and procedures curettage - The institute for endoscopic gynecology (EndoGyn®) is organized in the chair for gynecology and obstetrics in the private university of Witten / Herdecke.
curettage scientific work: We are known for progressive and the most recent techniques and procedures.
curettage - The institute for endoscopic gynecology (EndoGyn®) is organized in the chair for gynecology and obstetrics in the private university of Witten / Herdecke.
www.endogyn.com /endo/curettage/index4.html   (200 words)

  
 Carilion - Curettage for seborrheic keratosis
Curettage is the use of a spoon-shaped instrument (curette) to scrape off a growth.
A curettage procedure to remove a seborrheic keratosis can cause pain and usually requires a local anesthetic for pain control.
Curettage may be combined with electrocautery to prevent regrowth.
www.carilion.com /kbase/htm/tn84/49/tn8449-sec.htm   (117 words)

  
 Dilatation and Curettage Glossary of Terms with Definitions on MedicineNet.com
Curettage: The removal of growths or other material from the wall of a cavity or other surface, as with a curet.
A curet, or curette, is a spoon-shaped instrument with a sharp edge.
Dilatation and curettage : A minor operation in which the cervix is expanded enough (dilatation) to permit the cervical canal and uterine lining to be scraped with a curet (or curette), an instrument shaped like a spoon.
www.medicinenet.com /dilatation_and_curettage/glossary.htm   (2751 words)

  
 curettage and stem cell rescue
What IS more recent is the use of curettage (scraping out the fibrous tissue in the bone marrow) AND then "replacing" with stem cells that are treated (stimulated) with growth factors.
The study reports that hematological remissions of up to five years were reported with curettage used years ago BEFORE genetic engineering made these growth factors (specifically granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor and erythropoietin) available.
Treatment by curettage, with stimulated stem cells reinfused, is based on the hypothesis that AMM results from a defect of "marrow microenvironment." Scraping the marrow cavity may be a way of altering this faulty microenvironment so that stem cells can again implant and begin to produce blood.
members.aol.com /mpdsupport/curettage.html   (950 words)

  
 OBGYN.net - Dilatation and Curettage: What & Why! by R. Daniel Braun, MD
Just what is a D and C? D and C are initials that stand for "Dilatation and Curettage".
Curettage is the process of scraping and cleansing with a spoon shaped surgical instrument for removing tissues from the walls of body cavities.
In this case, we are dilating the cervical os or "opening of the uterus".
www.obgyn.net /women/features/D_C.htm   (740 words)

  
 Dilation and sharp curettage (D&C) for abortion
Dilation and curettage (DandC) uses a sharp instrument to remove tissue from inside the uterus.
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is a minor surgical procedure.
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is usually done when another abortion method has failed to completely clear the contents of the uterus.
women.webmd.com /Women-Medical-Reference/Dilation-and-sharp-curettage-DC-for-abortion   (1408 words)

  
 Arch Fam Med -- Neonatal Curettage of Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevi, March 1998, De Raeve et al. 7 (2): 114
Curettage was performed during the first weeks of life.
Curettage is a relatively new approach to the treatment of GCMN
Curettage yielded favorable cosmetic results (Figure 1 and Figure 2).
archfami.ama-assn.org /cgi/content/full/7/2/114   (1418 words)

  
 Dilation and curettage (D&C) for bleeding during menopause
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is a surgical procedure used to locate and treat the cause of sudden, heavy bleeding.
It is done by passing a small instrument called a curette through the vagina into the uterus and scraping the endometrium.
Dilation and curettage (DandC) is used to diagnose and treat bleeding problems.
www.webmd.com /menopause/Dilation-and-curettage-DC-for-bleeding-during-menopause   (467 words)

  
 Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
Dilation and Curettage (DandC) is a common procedure performed in the United States.
Dilatation is performed to open and widen the cervix (entrance to the uterus); curettage is used to sample the endometrium (the lining of the uterus).
The tissue taken during the curettage is then evaluated under the microscope by a pathologist.
www.mbmc.org /healthgate/GetHGContent.aspx?token=9c315661-83b7-472d-a7ab-bc8582171f86&chunkiid=14802   (626 words)

  
 YourSurgery.Com®-Dilatation and Curettage
Dilatation and Curettage (D and C) is a common procedure performed in the United States.
Curettage is used to sample the endometrium (the lining of the uterus).
The uterus or womb is a pear shaped organ that is found in the female pelvis at the top of the vagina.
www.yoursurgery.com /ProcedureDetails.cfm?BR=7&Proc=72   (495 words)

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