Loop electrosurgical excision procedure. This surgery is performed by using thin, low-voltage electrified loop wire to remove warts. The heat separates the wart from the skin.
Loop Electro Excision Procedure. LEEP is the second most common procedure (after cryotherapy) to treat abnormal cervical cells. It is used when cryotherapy is not an appropriate treatment. It is not done at Rutgers University Health Services, but, if indicated, we will refer you to an outside specialist.
a minor surgical procedure to remove the abnormal portion of the cervix and often the entire transformation zone -- the part most vulnerable to the effects of infection (from HPV, the human papilloma virus) and trauma