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vacuum aspiration

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A method of abortion performed during the first trimester of pregnancy in which the contents of the uterus are withdrawn through a narrow tube. Also called suction curettage, vacuum curettage.
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Noun1.vacuum aspiration - a method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix
induced abortion - a deliberate termination of pregnancy
curettage, curettement - surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
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Manual vacuum aspiration was done under paracervical block/cervical infilteration with Lignocaine.
Keywords: Cardiac disease, Pregnancy, Manual vacuum aspiration, Miscarriage.
If the conceptual products were still not completely expelled the medical management was considered unsuccessful and manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) or dilatation and curettage (DandC) was performed, after which subjects were discharged with advice of follow-up on 15th day.
Improving manual vacuum aspiration service delivery, introducing misoprostol for cases of incomplete abortion, and strengthening postabortion contraception in Bangladesh, International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 2014, 126(Suppl.
Rates of complication in first-trimester manual vacuum aspiration abortion done by doctors and mid-level providers in South Africa and Vietnam: a randomised controlled equivalence trial.
Most CHCs could not perform an assisted delivery or manual vacuum aspiration for a spontaneous incomplete miscarriage, but all had magnesium sulphate and oxytocics.
For example, women in many settings have reported appreciating the greater personal attention they receive when manual vacuum aspiration is provided in an office setting or lower-level facility.
As Crane explained at a Congressional briefing last spring, while USAID recommends the use of manual vacuum aspiration syringes to treat some consequences of botched abortions, it won't pay for them because they can also be used as abortion equipment.
gt; Manual vacuum aspiration in the office is as effective as surgical emptying of the uterus (dilatation and curettage) in the operating room.
Consists of manual vacuum aspiration following cervical dilation induced by misoprostrol.