curettage


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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 traditional method of management of these conditions has been uterine evacuation and curettage both manual and electric.
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Endometrial curettage and subsequent histopathology arrived at the diagnosis of endometrial serous carcinoma.
1 Need for safe miscarriage procedures compelled health care providers all over the world to move away from conventional dilatation and curettage to safer procedures like medical management and outpatient surgical techniques like Manual vacuum aspiration.
It is generally accepted that a detailed history, careful general and pelvic examination, cervical smear, uterine curettage, hysteroscopy or at least an endometrial biopsy are essential to exclude organic disease.
After being treated by her ObGyn for postmenopausal bleeding with medication and dilation and curettage, a 50-year-old woman underwent total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH).
The cervical cancer diagnostic testing market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for market segmentation based on diagnostic test type (cervical biopsy, colposcopy, endocervical curettage, HPV typing, LEEP, pap smear testing, and imaging tests for stage detection such as CT or CAT, MRI, PET, chest X-ray, etc.
Treatment of CGCG has historically been based on surgical curettage or wide local excision.
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Objective: To analyze the efficacies of tumor curettage and resection for treatment of giant cell tumor of the bone (GCTB) around the knee joint (KJ).
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