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of Patients LEEP 21 Conization 11 LEEP + conization 6 Cryoablation/laser ablation 11 Hysterectomy 12 Radiotherapy 14 Chemotherapy 3 Chemotherapy + radiotherapy 14 Hysterectomy + radiotherapy 6 Hysterectomy + chemotherapy/radiotherapy 2 Total 100 Abbreviation: LEEP, loop electrosurgical excision procedure. Table 2.
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure has become a common, safe, and effective treatment for cervical dysplasia.
Cryotherapy, electrofulguration, laser ablation, cold coagulation, and loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) are all acceptable treatment approaches for biopsy-confirmed CIN-1.
The purpose of this study was to compare the pain and cramping perceived by patients during the loop electrosurgical excision procedure when intramucosal or distal paracervical blocks were used.
Performance of a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) through the transformation zone in a patient wearing an IUD can be difficult to do without damaging the IUD strings.
procedures (colposcopy, endometrial biopsy, loop electrosurgical excision procedure, etc.) to avoid aspiration of the gum if the patient has a syncopal episode.
One generator manufacturer trademarked the term "LEEP," which is not really a generic acronym but is widely used to represent the loop electrosurgical excision procedure. Excision of the abnormal epithelium on the cervix or in the endocervical canal using small wire loop electrodes is the main application for electrosurgery of the lower female genital tract.
In addition, the rate of loop electrosurgical excision procedures over 5 years was 20% higher in women who had HPV testing, resulting in increased detection of CIN2+ and CIN3+, than in women who were not tested for HPV.
This procedure was performed for recurrent cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) III, a premalignant transformation that typically occurs near the cervical os, which had persisted despite loop electrosurgical excision procedures (LEEP).
The surgeons had performed loop electrosurgical excision procedures over the course of their careers.