D y C
La D y C (dilatación y curetaje) es un procedimiento en el cual se mantiene abierto el canal vaginal con un espéculo y se dilata el cuello uterino con una varilla metálica. A continuación, se pasa una cureta a través del canal cervical y dentro de la cavidad uterina, donde se raspa el tejido endometrial y se lo recolecta para examinarlo.
Last reviewed 5/31/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Bellevue, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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