Loop electrosurgical excision procedure involves the
removal of abnormal layers of tissue from the cervix. The procedure is
performed by moving an electric blade in the shape of a loop across the surface
of the cervix.
- Cervix tissue
- Loop excision
Treated with Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure:
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure may be
performed in cases of cervical dysplasia, human papilloma virus risk,
precancerous cervical carcinoma cells or an abnormal pap smear.
Cryotherapy is a non-surgical alternative to loop
electrosurgical excision procedure. Surgical alternatives to the procedure
include cone biopsy and cervical conization.
with Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure:
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure can be
performed with a local anesthetic. It can also be performed under general
anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware
during the procedure.
Complications from Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure:
Possible risks following loop electrosurgical
excision procedure include infection, vaginal bleeding, scarring, cervical
dysplasia and a negative reaction to the anesthesia that is used. It is also
possible to experience premature birth or to have difficulty conceiving
following the procedure.
after Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
loop electrosurgical excision procedure is good.
from Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure:
Total recovery from loop electrosurgical excision
procedure takes one to three days.