dilatation and curettage


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  • noun

Synonyms for dilatation and curettage

a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet

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In premenopausal women, the cervical width (based on number of Hegar dilator) before dilatation and curettage was 5.
In nulliparous patients, the cervical width before dilatation and curettage was 4.
Because of anxiety or lack of confidence in medical therapy, women are frequently admitted to hospital and subjected to surgical interventions or transfusion, or both, with dilatation and curettage, endometrial ablation, uterine artery embolisation or hysterectomy considered.
A three-year hospital-based study found that over 7,000 women had been admitted with abortion-related complications, and over 5,000 women had undergone dilatation and curettage procedures for incomplete abortion.
But I've had my fair share of failed endometrial biopsies (EMBs), some resulting in trips to the operating room for dilatation and curettage.
This paper reports a case of unsafe abortion by dilatation and curettage, carried out by a medical practitioner in a private clinic on a 20-year-old single girl in Lagos, Nigeria.
Probably the most classic operation in gynecology, other than dilatation and curettage, is the total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.