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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

LEEP, LEEP procedure, LEEP risk factors, LEEP side effects, LEEP complications, loop electrosurgical excision procedure, large loop excision of the transformation zone, LLETZ

Author and Editor

Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Editor: William C. Shiel, Jr, FACP, FACR

Reference:; "Conization of Cervix."

Last Editorial Review: 9/11/2009 10:23:05 AM

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