LEEP :loop electrosurgical excision procedure, all you need to know about.

A loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is a technique that uses a thin wire loop heated by electric current to remove abnormal cells from the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina.

LEEP Procedure:

LEEP is a common and effective treatment for cervical dysplasia, which is a precancerous condition of the cervix. LEEP uses a thin wire loop that carries an electric current to cut away the abnormal tissue from the cervix. The procedure is daycare procedure & it takes about 20 minutes.

Benifits: LEEP has advantages over other methods such as cryotherapy or laser therapy:

    • remove more tissue, less recurrence.
    • tissue sample for further testing.
    • fewer complications such as bleeding, infection, or scarring.
    • less expensive and more convenient as it does not require general anesthesia.

If you have been diagnosed with cervical dysplasia and your doctor has recommended LEEP as a treatment option, you should discuss the benefits and risks of the procedure with your doctor. LEEP is a safe and effective procedure that can help you prevent cervical cancer and protect your health.

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