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Leap Surgery

Leap surgery, or LEEP surgery is not performed on conditions such as vaginosis, and has similar results to a cone biopsy. The loop electrosurgical excision procedure is also called LLETZ (large loop excision of the transformation zone.) It is used to treat abnormal changes, such as cervical dysplasia, HGSIL and some others. It involves a loop of wire heated by an electric current. Leap surgery, or LEEP surgery is not performed on conditions such as vaginosis, and has similar results to a cone biopsy.

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Leap Surgery

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Vaginosis, Cone Biopsy

The procedure is performed under local anesthesia and may cause light discomfort and pain; light itching and bleeding are possible for several days after the operation. Itís better not to have sexual intercourse and not to use tampons for several weeks. Leap surgery, or LEEP surgery is not performed on conditions such as vaginosis, and has similar results to a cone biopsy.

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