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Review Article - (2023) Volume 11, Issue 1

The suction-assisted curettage procedure: A Review

Bell Michael*
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
*Correspondence: Bell Michael, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Email:

Received: 02-Jan-2023, Manuscript No. IPJUS-23-13415; Editor assigned: 03-Jan-2023, Pre QC No. IPJUS-23-13415 (PQ); Reviewed: 17-Jan-2023, QC No. IPJUS-23-13415; Revised: 24-Jan-2023, Manuscript No. IPJUS-23-13415 (R); Published: 31-Jan-2023, DOI: 10.36648/2254- 6758.


Surgical delicate tissue debridement of an aroused or necrotic wound can be a challenging, time-consuming work out, frequently with unbalanced blood misfortune. Suction-assisted curettage could be a secure, basic and viable procedure for these common, baffling problems. Suction curettage as a strategy for helpful premature births is well-established, with or maybe commendable security rate. This operation requires a especially exact, atraumatic method to evacuate the items of conception but maintain a strategic distance from aperture of the vascular uterus. Suction-assisted curettage makes a difference to decrease blood misfortune, and significantly diminishes the agent time required to perform these methods.


Curettage; Debridement; Suction; Cannula


Devitalized tissue, within the shape of swamp and rot, can, in the event that display in a wound, delay recuperating and advance contamination. Wound debridement is prescribed to anticipate colonization advancing to clinical contamination and advance wound mending. Necrotic tissue is inelastic and may avoid wound compression, subsequently keeping the wound open. There are a few strategies of debridement counting surgical, autolytic, enzymatic, mechanical, osmotic, biosurgery and laser. Surgical debridement is the speediest and most successful way to evacuate flotsam and jetsam and necrotic tissue. Horse illustrated that sharp sterile surgical debridement to a dying base increments the mending rate of diabetic neurotropic ulcers. Be that as it may, caution is required where blood vessels, nerves and other structures may be show, and where the devitalized tissue amplifies profound into a depth wound [1].

The show article diagrams the advancement of a modern debridement procedure in surgery that's particularly valuable within the evacuation of granulation tissue, necrotic fat and foreign material from shallow wounds and burns. This can be utilized in conjunction with an infusion of a tumescent arrangement to advance diminish blood misfortune, and to encourage the mechanical curettage of e surface by fixing and stabilizing the tissues. We have utilized this method broadly within the debridement of sternal wounds and compound tibia/ fibula breaks, and in cleaning up granulation tissue on burns and traumatic wounds in planning for skin joining. This diminishes the agent time altogether, both from the mechanical evacuation of the delicate tissue to be debrided, and in getting great haemostasis. A Medline look from 1963 to 2004 uncovered no past report of utilize of curettage in wound debridement or shallow liposuction [2, 3].

Utilizing this same gear, we have performed a number of other agent methods. The plastic, expendable curettes loan themselves exceptionally well to shallow liposuction. This can be especially invaluable when evacuating overabundance fat from the undersurface of an abdominoplasty fold. The abundance fat can be accurately resculptured beneath Scarpa’s belt, with negligible dying within the handle. Besides, we have found this to be valuable in resculpturing the fat within the skin roll that's frequently found at the lateral extension of the inframammary overlap amid a breast lessening. The curettage with suction makes a difference diminish the overflowing that's every so often experienced on the surface of the fat and fascial surfaces, probably by straightforward separation of the little vessels. It is, in truth, very momentous to watch that little veins will remain intaglio in spite of decently incredible liposuction, affirming the security and relative atraumatic nature of this strategy [4].

Our most broad application has been with the debridement of granulation tissue, particularly in burns some time recently skin joining. Tumescent arrangement is infused underneath the granulation tissue with a 2 mm cannula. The granulation tissue is at that point debrided with the suction curette. Usually the foremost viable way of evacuating the tissue and getting a clean, generally nonbleeding base. Besides, negligible cautery is required, encouraging the application and take of skin grafts. We have utilized this strategy to debride over 50 constant sternal wounds. The moderately avascular fat and ranges of granulation tissue along the costochondral intersection and on the surface of the pericardium are very atraumatically evacuated. We have utilized the strategy so also in weight bruises, to evacuate contaminated granulation tissue from the most profound breaks of a few of these sporadic ulcers. This maintains a strategic distance from broad mechanical extraction into vascularized stringy tissue, which may create major blood misfortune and delayed depleted.

We have performed a few debridements of compound tibia/ fibula breaks with zones of necrotic fat and muscle. The curette specifically evacuates necrotic tissue and jam practical tissue, once more minimizing blood misfortune by the separation of the numerous little vessels that are on the surface of the wound auxiliary to the fiery process. The mechanical control of the curette is palatable for our application. The little sliding ring, which can be moved over the vent within the handle, permits for the alteration of weight in agreement with the necessities for the wound debridement [5, 6].

Agreeing to the UEMS (Union Europeene des Medicins Practices) Area of surgery Board of Surgery, "Crisis Surgery" can be characterized "as surgery that's required to bargain with an intense risk to life, organ, appendage or tissue caused by outside injury, intense infection prepare, intense worsening of a constant malady prepare, or complication of a surgical or other interventional method". Execution of crisis surgery require complex and shifted skills and capacities to realize methods from distinctive areas of surgery: stomach, urologic, thoracic, vascular, delicate tissue, skeletal) inside an interim of 24 hour. In U.S., since 2008, Intense Care Surgery concept was presented, and these days is an advancing strength with three basic componentsinjury, critical care and crisis surgery. In UK there's an expanding subspecialisation inside common surgery over the final ten a long time. More as of late, there has been an increment in center on crisis common surgery [7, 8].

Administration are delineated by Anastasiu in a survey summarizing definition, classification, signs, strategies of transitory stomach closure and fascial closure, and enterocutanous fistula. Turculet, perfomed a survey of the litterature to depict the most focal points and drawbacks of the injury frameworks in Europe and to show the final concepts with respect to the administration of the polytrauma patients and the most current sets of measures to avoid car crashes in European Union. A uncommon case of little bowel hemangioma with hemoperitoneum imitating injury is depicted by Lordache, with a survey of the litterature. The arrangement of audits closes with an curiously article for every day hone in crisis clinics approximately the demonstrative and helpful idiosyncrasies in stomach injury related with spinal line injurie by Grigorean. Stomach injury is tended to in 7 unique papers. The authoritative surgery for liver injury in tertiary HPB center, the nonoperative treatment [9, 10].



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Citation: Michael B (2023) The Suction- Assisted Curettage Procedure: A Review. J Uni Sur, Vol. 11 No. 1: 105.