Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Center

Dilation and curettage is a minor operation in which the cervix is expanded (dilated) enough to permit the cervical canal and uterine lining to be scraped with a spoon-shaped instrument call a curette (curettage). Abbreviated D & C. D & C is normally used to remove abnormal material from the uterus, such as unexpelled placental material after birth. Read more: Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Article

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