Success largely depends on the care with which this curettage is carried out.
In most cases of subinvolution a curettage, at least, will have to be done.
Locally, curettage and the application of suitable antiseptics are indicated.
The other method consists in prompt establishment of drainage by surgical means and includes exploration and curettage.
Surgical interference is frequently called for, generally in the form of curettage or the application of caustics.
If there is an extrauterine pregnancy, curettage will cause rupture of the sac.
curettage cu·ret·tage (kyur'ĭ-täzh')
The removal of tissue or growths from the interior of a body cavity, such as the uterus, by scraping with a curette. Also called curettement.