LLETZ stands for Large Loop Excision of the Transformation Zone.

It is a simple and safe way of removing a small part of the cervix that is abnormal and contains pre-cancerous cells. This is a straightforward procedure that is usually done under local anaesthetic, but you may choose to have a general anaesthetic. It does not take long and you will not need more than a day off work. Your Eve gynaecologist will explain the procedure in detail.