Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Topic Guide
Dilation and Curettage (D&C): The dilation and curettage procedure (D&C). This is a safe procedure that a woman may need to have performed for a variety of reasons such as
Hysteroscopy A hysteroscopy is a procedure performed in women to diagnose and/or treat conditions such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, uterine polyps or tumors, anatomic abnormalities, scarring following procedures, and retained placenta. Hysteroscopy is performed in a clinic or outpatient surgery center. Complications of hysteroscopy are rare.
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