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D&C - dilatation and curettage.

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Q: Widening the cervix and scraping the lining of the uterus?
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refers to the dilation (widening/opening) of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping (curettage).


What is widening of the cervix and scraping the endometrium of the uterus?

This procedure is known as a D&C (dilatation and curettage).


What do doctors do during a DnC?

Doctors dilate the cervix and remove the contents of the uterus, either by scraping the uterine lining or suctioning the content.


What is fractional curettage?

Fractional curettage is dilation and curettage. It is the dilation of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping, the most often used method of first trimester abortion.


Can a woman have her period with only cervix and ovaries and fallopian tubes but no uterus?

No, because a period or menstruation is he shedding of a lining in the uterus specifically


What is the Passage way for the menstrual flow?

Menstrual flow is the uterus lining shedding, so it originates in the uterus and would leave the uterus via the cervix. The cervix is at the top of the vaginal canal, the vaginal canal then is the passageway through which the menstrual flow passes.


What does DC mean in the event of a miscarriage?

I think you may be referring to "D and C," which means "Dilation and Curettage." It is a procedure to scrape and collect the tissue (endometrium) from inside the uterus. Dilation is a widening of the cervix to allow instruments into the uterus and curettage is the scraping of the contents of the uterus. The procedure has a number of uses including the removal of tissue after a miscarriage. For more information, go to: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/articles/12190-1.asp


What kinds of uterine cancer are there?

two primary forms, cervical and endometrial. Cancer of the cervix most often affects the neck of the cervix or the opening or the opening into the uterus from the vagina. Endometrial cancer affects the inside lining of the uterus.


What is cpt code 58120?

Dilation and curettageDilation (or dilatation) and curettage(D&C) refers to the dilation (widening/opening) of the cervix and surgical removal of part of the lining of the uterus and/or contents of the uterus by scraping and scooping (curettage). It is a diagnostic gynecological procedure.[1][2]


What is the neck of uterus?

The neck of the uterus is the cervix.


What is a dilatation and curettage?

Dilatation and curettage (D and C) is a gynecological procedure in which the cervix is dilated (expanded) and the lining of the uterus (endometrium) is scraped away.


What are the hormones that are delivered to the lining of the uterus?

hormone that maintains the lining of the uterus?

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