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Hysteroscopies were performed on the women before dilation and curettage to visualize and map the uterine cavity and to determine the effectiveness of combining the two procedures into one, said Dr.
B, a gynecologic oncologist, for a hysteroscopy and dilation and curettage (D & C).
The office has long been the ideal environment for minor procedures such as endometrial biopsy, dilation and curettage, diagnostic hysteroscopy, hysterosonography, and insertion of an intrauterine device--but difficulty traversing the cervix has relegated many of these procedures to the OR.
A WEEK AFTER DELIVERING a healthy baby, a woman underwent an emergency dilation and curettage (D&C) because of severe, life-threatening bleeding.
No fetal heartbeat was recorded, and a dilation and curettage (D&C) was performed to remove fetal remains.
An accurate medical, gynecologic, and obstetric history is essential, including information on pregnancies, dilation and curettage, cervical procedures such as cryotherapy, and any other procedures that may increase the risk of cervical stenosis, or difficulty dilating the cervix.
Transabdominal ultrasonography has been used to guide dilation in difficult dilation and curettage procedures, and is especially useful in women with a history of uterine perforation.
Every ObGyn has used endometrial biopsy to assess abnormal uterine bleeding, postmenopausal bleeding, infertility, or recurrent pregnancy loss, or to monitor women on hormone replacement therapy (28,29)--so its advantages over dilation and curettage should come as no surprise.
A 72-year-old woman with a uterine polyp presented at the hospital for a dilation and curettage (D&C) procedure.