In some diseases and conditions, it is necessary to remove content in uterine cavity or a layer of the uterus.
Examples of this can be:
Undergynecological examination(in full anesthetic) opens the vagina and cervix can be found. Her first introduces an instrument to expand the cervix, and then a sharp meander (curette) that is used to scrape the inside surface (mucous membranes) of the uterus. This procedure is also known asadequateor D & C (dilation and curettage).
In the case of soft substances (as a fetus), can instead use a suction. This procedure kalesvabrasioorvacuo-adequate.
All tissues are removed, must be examined under a microscope.
After the operation is usually sent home with a message of rest. Also discouraged intercourse in a week's time.