curettage


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Related to curettage: electrodesiccation, Endocervical curettage, endometrial curettage

cu·ret·tage

 (kyo͝or′ĭ-täzh′)
n.
The removal of tissue or growths from a body cavity, such as the uterus, by scraping with a curette. Also called curettement.

curettage

(ˌkjʊərɪˈtɑːʒ; kjʊəˈrɛtɪdʒ) or

curettement

n
(Surgery) the process of using a curette. See also D and C

cu•ret•tage

(ˌkyʊər ɪˈtɑʒ, kyʊˈrɛt ɪdʒ)

n.
the process of curetting. Compare D and C.
[1895–1900; < French]

curettage

A surgical method of scraping out a thin layer of tissue for analysis or disposal. See D C.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curettage - surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
suction curettage, vacuum aspiration - a method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix
D and C, dilatation and curettage, dilation 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; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations
Abrasio uteriKürettage

curettage

[ˌkjʊəˈretɪdʒ] Nlegrado m, raspado m

curettage

n (Med) → Ausschabung f, → Kürettage f

cu·ret·tage

n. curetaje, raspado de una superficie o cavidad con uso de la cureta.

curettage

n curetaje m, legrado; suction — curetaje con succión
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The area was re-explored with curettage of the soft tissue, which on microscopy demonstrated findings similar to the initial curettage findings.
Sharp curettage was replaced by manual vacuum aspiration, and in 2008, the use of misoprostol was adopted.
9% of the abortions the CDC counted involved curettage employed at 13 weeks or less gestation, while another 8.
However, failure of medical intervention warrants surgical manoeuvres that can vary from dilatation and curettage and cervical artery angiographic embolisation to hysterectomy.
Endocervical curettage has the potential to decrease the number of unnecessary surgical treatments and to play a role in reducing the number of undiagnosed cases of cervical cancer.
Enucleation with vigorous curettage in most cases is appropriate treatment with low recurrence.
Tout saignement post menopause doit etre suivi par un curettage biopsique: Les hommes doivent subir des analyses du PSA libre dans le sang (marqueur de la tumeur de prostate).
Removal is usually carried out using cryosurgery (the destruction of tissues with extreme cold) or by curettage, which involves scraping off the keratosis.
If the lesion becomes symptomatic or has an increase in growth, curettage and bone graft may be indicated.