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Gynecology Tests & Procedures

  • Cervical Biopsy

    A cervical biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue from the cervix to test for abnormal or precancerous conditions, or cervical cancer.

  • Colposcopy

    Colposcopy is a procedure that uses an instrument with a magnifying lens and a light, called a colposcope, to examine the cervix (opening to the uterus) and vagina for abnormalities.

  • Cystoscopy for Women

    Cytoscopy is a procedure in which a long, lighted scope is used to examine the urinary tract, bladder, urethra, and openings to the ureters and is used when problems with the urinary tract are suspected.

  • Dilation and Curettage (D and C)

    A dilation and curettage procedure, also called a D and C, is a surgical procedure in which the cervix is dilated so that the cervical canal and uterine lining can be scraped with a spoon-shaped instrument to remove abnormal tissues.

  • Endometrial Ablation

    Endometrial ablation is a procedure to permanently remove a thin tissue layer of the lining of the uterus to stop or reduce excessive or abnormal bleeding in women for whom childbearing is complete.

  • Endometrial Biopsy

    An endometrial biopsy is a procedure performed to obtain a small tissue sample from the lining of the uterus.

  • Laparoscopy

    Laparoscopy is a procedure that utilizes a laparoscope, a thin flexible tube containing a video camera to examine the organs of the abdominal cavity.

  • Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

    Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) uses a wire loop heated by electric current to remove cells and tissue as part of the diagnosis and treatment for abnormal or cancerous conditions in a woman’s lower genital tract.

  • Pap Test

    A Pap test is a screening test to collect and microscopically examine cells taken from the cervix.

  • Pelvic Ultrasound

    Ultrasound, or sound wave technology, is used to examine the organs and structures in the female pelvis.

  • Uterine Artery Embolization

    This procedure, also be referred to as uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), is a minimally-invasive surgery that involves identifying which arteries supply blood to the fibroids and then blocking off those arteries.

  • Hysterectomy

    Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. Different portions of the uterus, as well as other organs, may be removed at the same time.

  • Robotic Hysterectomy

    Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman's uterus. When this surgery is done through small incisions using a thin, lighted scope with a camera on the end (a laparoscope), it is called a laparoscopic hysterectomy.