curettage

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curettage

[‚kyu̇·rə′täzh]
(medicine)
Scraping of the inside of a body cavity or the hollow of an organ with a curet.
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The current study was planned to compare the effectiveness of intrauterine lidocaine infusion (IUL), a paracervical block with lidocaine (PBL), and IV administration of an NSAID (tenoxicam) for decreasing the pain levels associated with endometrial sampling with a Pipelle suction curettage device.
High intensity focused ultrasound combined with suction curettage for the treatment of Caesarean scar pregnancy; Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 May; 94(18):e854.
31) For example, in 2000, 23% of births were abdominal (cesarean) deliveries, whereas fewer than 1% of suction curettage procedures required intra-abdominal surgery.
We ended up having to perform a suction curettage when the misoprostol didn't expel all of the pregnancy.
Suction curettage using laminaria (rather than rigid dilators) for cervical dilatation is the safest available procedure for terminating pregnancies at the stage of fetal development optimal for tissue procurement.
Comparison between suction curettage transvaginal sonography and hysteroscopy for the diagnosis of endometrial polyp.
Rest of the management was the same as with traditional suction curettage.
And this assumes that all those abortions were standard first-trimester suction curettage abortions, when we know that there are Planned Parenthood clinics which advertise and perform more expensive chemical and later-term abortions.