LEEP Knife Technology at Zhongba HospitalZhongba hospital is the best hospital in Lahore, Pakistan. It is best in all the aspects. It is best in treatments and it is also best in using the best and modern technology in their hospital for the treatments of the patients of different diseases. LEEP knife Technology is also being used in the Hospital.
LEEP stands for Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)It has almost become a tradition that the removal of the cervical dysplasia (the overgrowth of a body organ or body tissue by the development of cells of an abnormal kind, or the early stage in the development of cancer disease) is done by the cervical conization which is also known as Cone Biopsy. Cervical conization is a medical procedure being performed in various hospitals. This technique is performed to do Excisional Treatment, defined as the excision of the abnormal cells of the cervix. These abnormal cells are in the cone shaped portion of the cervix and they surround the end cervical canal. There are many ways to perform excisional treatment. Excisional Treatment can be done by using a scalpel (a small, sharp detachable knife used by the Doctors for the process of surgery) called cold-knife conization. It call also be performed by the help of the LASER technology. This is also done by the help of the procedure called electro surgery; LEEP (loop electrosurgical excision procedure).The LEEP is also called LLETZ (large loop excision of the transformation zone).
What is the Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure?The Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) is a very modern medical technology. It is a surgical method. This technology is used for the removal of the abnormal cells of the uterine cervix. It is used in the bottom portion of the uterus for the removal of the abnormal cells.
How Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure is performed?This procedure is performed in medical centers by specialists. This technique is performed in a specialist physician’s room. It is also done in an operating room. While doing this procedure, Anesthesia is used to the patients to avoid the pain during the procedure. Physicians use an electrically charged wire loop during the Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure. This loop act a a scalpel (a small, sharp detachable knife used by the Doctors for the process of surgery).After this procedure, The flow of the blood is stopped by the electro cautery or by the help of a paste to stop bleeding.
What is a Cold Knife Cone?The cold knife cone is a medical technique which is performed for the removal of abnormal cells from the cervix. This technique is performed by specialists. This is done in operating rooms. Before this procedure, General or regional anesthesia is used for the control of pain and discomfort. This is a very effective technique for the removal of pre cancerous and cancerous cells from the cervix of a woman
Risks of the LEEP:
- Heavy vaginal bloody discharge
- Infection in vagina
- Premature labor onset
- Having a weak baby
- Stenosis of the cervix
- Narrowing of vagina causing menstrual and fertility related problems
Note: LEEP of a pregnant woman should not be performed. It may be very Risky.