the uterus (endometrium) is scraped away this
procedure involves expanding or enlarging the
entrance of a woman's uterus so that a thin, sharp
instrument can scrape or suction away the lining of
the uterus and take tissue samples.It is minor
surgery performed in a hospital or ambulatory
surgery center or clinic. D&C is usually a diagnostic
procedure and seldom is therapeutic. It may stop
bleeding for a little while (2-6 months), then the prior
abnormal bleeding tends to return.
procedure may also be used to diagnose and treat
heavym enstrualbleeding and to diagnose
endometrial polyps and uterine fibroids. D&C can be
used to remove pregnancy tissue after a
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