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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Treatment of basal cell carcinoma with curettage alone.
Treatment includes extended curettage or resection.
All included patients were diagnosed with acquired uterine AVM secondary to curettage, cesarean section, or GTD.
The researchers found that the estimated recurrence rates were similar for excision, Mohs surgery, curettage and diathermy, and external-beam radiation (3.8, 3.8, 6.9, and 3.5 percent, respectively).
Endometrial samples were obtained by dilatation and curettage or pipelle biopsy.
The traditional method of management of these conditions has been uterine evacuation and curettage both manual and electric.
Rawalpindi -- Chief Executive Officer Health Rawalpindi has launched an inquiry against the staffers of Basic Health Unit Hayyal Sharif for carrying out dilation and curettage of a poor woman by an ill-trained lady health worker after taking money, sources informed The Nation on Saturday.
Curettage with or without bone grafting has been shown to have a highly variable recurrence rate of anywhere from 7 to 30% in larger studies [2, 6].
However, operative treatment is most commonly pursued, and first-line treatment is intralesional curettage. Local adjuvants are often added to decrease the recurrence rate, and multiple studies suggest its increased efficacy compared to curettage alone [6-8].
Surgical management is traditionally via blind curettage and is considered the gold standard [3-5].
The patient was admitted with vaginal bleeding, which was diagnosed as partial molar pregnancy, and a suction curettage was performed.
A simple incision alone, without curettage of the sinus tracts and cavity, has been reported to result in recurrence at a rate of approximately 24% in cases of acute pilonidal abscess.