TITLE

Dilatation and Curettage

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
New Harvard Guide to Women's Health;2004, p202
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a woman's guide to dilatation and curettage, a form of surgical procedure that uses a tool called a curette to scraped the lining of the uterus after the cervix is widened or dilated. Medical uses; Details of the procedure; Risks and complications.
ACCESSION #
20291465

 

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