LLETZ


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LLETZ

Abbreviation for large loop excision of transformation zone of the cervix of the uterus.

LLETZ

large loop excision of the transformation zone.
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A LLETZ was performed with written consent, using the DSI colposcope, under local anaesthetic.
Of the entire cohort, 67 women later experienced PPROM leading to delivery; 15 of those women were untreated, 22 had LLETZ, 15 had laser conization, and 10 had laser ablation.
Prospective randomized trial of LLETZ versus laser ablation in patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.
Artifact in cervical LLETZ specimens: correlation with follow-up.
In view of the uncertainty of the natural history in HIV-infected women, our management in 2006 was more aggressive, and they were treated with large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ) even when colposcopy suggested CIN1.
The large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ) is commonly performed to treat these abnormalities.
Histological incomplete excision of CIN after large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ) merits careful follow-up, not retreatment.
She was treated with the LLETZ treatment, a procedure which uses a small wire loop with an electrical current running through it to cut away the affected area, at the University Hospital of Hartlepool.
How can the incidence of negative specimens resulting from large loop excision of the cervical transformation zone (LLETZ) be reduced?: an analysis of negative LLETZ specimens and development of a predictive model.
"So I had a had LLETZ procedure which treats these abnormal cells in the cervix and burns them away." Dawn had a follow-up smear in six months which showed more abnormality and then was faced with another LLETZ procedure.
For subjects undergoing large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ) for treatment of CIN, data were also collected for the treatment visit and for the 4-month post-procedure visit.