Cold knife cone biopsy

Similar to a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) cone biopsy, a cold knife cone biopsy uses a laser or surgical scalpel to remove tissue from the cervix. It is used to diagnose abnoramlities of the cervix and treat early stage cervical cancer.This procedure requires the use of regional or general anesthesia.

This biopsy procedure may be used as treatment for precancerous lesions and early cancers.

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