LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure)
This six-page illustrated handout helps women prepare for a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), which removes abnormal cells and tissue from the cervix. It explains that LEEP is used as a treatment after an abnormal pap test. The document contains a step-by-step explanation of what will happen during the treatment, and provides recommendations for home care. It identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.
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