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LEEP

LEEP

Loop extra/electrosurgical/electrical excision procedure Gynecology Partial excision of a uterine cervix with dysplasia or CIN, using a specially designed wire loop under local anesthesia; LEEP loops deliver high-frequency, low-voltage, alternating electric current, minimizing thermal damage, while preserving hemostasis. See CIN, Dysplasia. Cf Cone biopsy PulmonologyLeft end-expiratory pressure.

LEEP

Abbreviation for loop electrocautery excision procedure.

LEEP

Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure.
Mentioned in: Cervicitis

Patient discussion about LEEP

Q. what is a leep

A. every now and then our body, from a number of reasons, have some cells change their nature. when it happens in the cervix and discovered in a PAP smear- you should remove it- as Terrany explained, LEEP is a good option. here is a video about electric laporoscopy in general:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVfdwsaoLgs

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In general, it is the most prudent approach to first perform a diagnostic excision with LEEP or cone biopsy before proceeding with hysterectomy for definitive surgery.
This reflects that LEEP is a relatively easier procedure which can be easily skilled by the physicians for the treatment of precancerous cervical lesions.
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At our institution, most high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSILs) corresponding to cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) II and III are treated by loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP).
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