Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Topic Guide
Dilation and Curettage (D&C): The dilation and curettage procedure (D&C). This is a save procedure that a woman may need to have performed for a variety of reasons such as irregular bleeding, bleeding after menopause, uterine fibroids or polyps, or a treatment when the source is already known.
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.