curette

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a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity

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Both of these pathologists, 1 academic from the United States and 1 in private practice from Japan, have been practicing for more than 10 years, sign-out more than 20 endometrial curetting specimens per month, and use the EIN classification system.
The advancement allowed by the endometrial sampling invention is a uterine curetting device with the capability of obtaining a sampling of the endometrial lining that rivals the thoroughness of a D&C procedure, without cervical dilatation, performed in an office setting.
The histopathologic examination of the uterine curetting revealed cytotrophoblastic and syncytial trophoblastic cells.
Curetting "really is an alternative that you do have available in your clinical setting to get an idea of what the organisms are in the tissue.
When the curetting is completed, use a series of wet sponges to remove the debris.
In addition, a postoperative hysterography and curetting biopsy revealed no mass lesion, making a uterine primary unlikely.
The current case required curetting of adjacent normal-appearing surrounding tissue to ensure total excision of the mass.