vacuum curettage


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curettage

 [ku″rĕ-tahzh´] (Fr.)
removal of material from the wall of a cavity or other surface by scraping with a curette.
suction curettage (vacuum curettage) a method of induced abortion, consisting of removal of the uterine contents, after dilatation, by means of a hollow curette introduced into the uterus, through which suction is applied.

vacuum curettage

vacuum curettage

Endometrial aspiration, vabra, vacuum aspiration Gynecology Suction removal of endometrial tissue from the uterus via the cervix to either either correct menstrual defects or establish a diagnosis–eg, endometrial hyperplasia, CA, dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Cf Vacuum abortion.