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Curette, Here's What You Need to Know

Curette or curettage, is a procedure that aims to remove the tissue in the uterus. Curettage is usually preceded by an action called dilation, to dilate the uterine liver (cervix), so it is often referred to as dilatation and curettage (D&C). Curette can be done by scraping method using metal tools or suction method using special tools. Tissue that will be removed from the uterus (uterus) through the action of a curette is endometrial tissue. Endometrium is a slimy tissue that forms the inner uterine wall. Endometrial thickness will change during the menstrual cycle. The endometrium will thicken and contain many blood vessels to prepare for pregnancy. If pregnancy does not occur, the endometrial wall will decay and menstruation occurs. In addition to removing endometrial tissue, curettage can also remove fetuses that have died due to miscarriage from within the uterus. Curettage can also remove the placenta that is still attached to the uterus postpartum (retention of the plac…
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