A D + C, or dilatation and curettage, is most
commonly performed together with a hysteroscopy. Usually general
anesthesia is used for these procedures. Sometimes, local and sedation is used. Most
often patients go home on the day of surgery following these procedures, rather than
staying in the hospital overnight. It is common for patients to experience some crampy
abdominal discomfort something like a period after these procedures. Dr.