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

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D&C - dilatation and curettage.

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What is raspa?

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 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.


Is it possible to be born without a cervix?

Yes... I was born without a cervix or womb.


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 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 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 narrow lower part of the uterus?

The bottom part of the uterus is the cervix.


What is the ventral opening to the uterus?

Cervix


The innermost layer of the uterus is the?

The endometrium is the innermost layer of the uterus. It is the layer that is shed during menstruation.


What is the medical term meaning neck of the uterus?

The medical term for the neck of the uterus is the cervix.


In artificial insemination is it better to go into the cervix or into the uterus for conception?

The cervix is the opening to the uterus, so you'd have to go through it to get to the uterus.