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Related to uterine curettage: D&C, Abnormal uterine bleeding

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Agreement of histopathological findings of uterine curettage and hysterectomy specimens in women with abnormal uterine bleeding.
Other risk factors may include previous history of manual removal of placenta, sub-mucosal myomectomy and previous history of uterine curettage. Morbidly adherent placenta are of three types: placenta accreta, increta and percreta.
The patient was transferred to an endocrinology department for diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism before uterine curettage with general balanced anesthesia.
Comparative study of manual vacuum aspiration and uterine curettage for treatment of abortion.
Anderson, "Balloon tamponade of hemorrhage after uterine curettage for gestational trophoblastic disease," Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol.
Histologically, the uterine curettage showed carcinosarcoma composed of mixed endometrioid adenocarcinoma, chondrosarcoma, and a hepatoid component.
It is now generally accepted that an adequate clinical examination of abdomen and pelvis and uterine curettage, hysteroscopy or at least an endometrial biopsy are essential to exclude organic disease of the uterus in perimenopausal women.
Panichkul, "Effectiveness of paracervical block versus intravenous morphine during uterine curettage: A randomized controlled trial," Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, vol.
Her clinical history presented multiple interventions on the uterus: a hysteroscopic ablation 5 years previously to remove a pedunculated lesion (histological exam: pedunculated leiomyoma), a successful pregnancy with cesarean Section 3 years previously, and a uterine curettage to remove an ectopic cervical pregnancy 4 months before hospital recovery and just before clinical presentation.
Moreover, this obliteration may be a direct outcome of surgical endometrial lesions of a gravid uterus such as uterine curettage, placental products depletion in the postpartum period, cesarean section or uterine devascularization in cases of severe postpartum hemorrhage (2-4).
There were also reports of uterine rupture during uterine curettage in induced labor in the second-trimester.
The obstetric history revealed that the pregnancy had been planned and the patient denied any history of previous pregnancies, miscarriages or uterine curettage. She also denied the use of recreational drugs/substance abuse and there was no family history of collagen diseases.