Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Procedures relating to cervix. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixprocedure.html. Accessed December 17th, 2017.
Definition / general
- Fractional curettage: separate sampling from the endocervical and endometrial cavities during the same procedure; the endocervical specimen should be obtained first; purpose is to distinguish endocervical extension of an endometrial carcinoma from isolated tumor fragments in endocervical specimen
- This procedure may be replaced by hysteroscopy
- Trachelectomy: excise cervix but preserve uterine corpus (Radiographics 2005;25:41)