Gynaecology

Removal of warts
A technique used to burn or remove warts on around the genital area.

Removal of mole
Surgical excision of a lipoma, i.e. benign, soft tumour of fatty tissue.

Biopsy of the cervix
Lletz refers to the biopsy of the cervix in which a cone-shaped sample of tissue is removed from the mucous membrane. It is commonly performed after an abnormal PAP smear.

Uterus treatment
A surgical procedure in which the cervix is expanded using a dilator and the uterine lining scraped with a curette, performed for the diagnosis and treatment of various uterine conditions.

Cyst drainage
The Bartholin gland is situated in the Labia Majora. When a cyst forms, it often has to be surgically drained.

Uterus lining treatment
This procedure is performed to destroy the uterine lining to prevent excessive or prolonged menstruation.

Surgical removal of residual products of conception from the uterine cavity.
Minor medical procedure involving the surgical removal or opening of the hymen.

View inside of the uterus
A procedure to look at the inside of the uterus (womb) using a small telescope (hysteroscope). Various procedures can then be performed, i.e. removal of septae, taking of tissue for pathologicsl examination etc.

Is a procedure whereby the clinician may perform if a patient has abnormal bleeding patterns or growth in the lining of the womb
Is a procedure done with a Hysteroscope where a specimen is taken from the lining of the womb
Removal of a Bartholin gland cyst

Insertion of Intrauterine Device etc
The insertion of a birth control device

Removal of breast lump
Surgical removal, usually for examination by a pathologist, of a breast lump.

Laparoscopy
A minimally invasive procedure for the examination and surgery of the contents of the abdominopelvic cavity using a small viewing tool or laparoscope.

Laparoscopy cyst removal
Laparoscopy, during which a tumour/cyst, usually on the ovaries is removed.

Laparoscopic removal of scar tissue (lysis of adhesions)
Surgical removal of an ectopic pregnancy in a fallopian tube section done through a small incision (button hole) using laparoscopy.
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