End of Cervix > Miscellaneous > Procedures relating to cervix
- 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)
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