incomplete abortion


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incomplete abortion

n.
An induced abortion in which the contents of the uterus are not completely expelled.
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Noun1.incomplete abortion - termination of pregnancy without expulsion of all of the products of conception
spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, miscarriage - a natural loss of the products of conception
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Similarly, women who misdate their pregnancy and are too far along to effectively use misoprostol run the risk of incomplete abortion, which will require additional care.
In these cases, there is a high risk of incomplete abortion, infection, uterine perforation, pelvic inflammatory disease, haemorrhage or other injury to internal organs that can lead to death, permanent morbidity and/or infertility.
According to Wednesday's decision, Dubai Police's forensic examiner reported that she had an incomplete abortion and hence could not establish whether she had a forced abortion or not.
Comparison of Treatment of Incomplete Abortion with Misoprostol by Physicians and Midwives at District Level in Uganda: A Randomised Controlled Equivalence Trial
Respondents at 67% of facilities that provided postabortion care said they had treated patients presenting with hemorrhage; 64% had treated patients with incomplete abortion, and 58% had treated patients whose abortions were in progress.
While the study used by the FDA tallied "success" or failure after a single course of the drugs and an assessment at the end of two weeks, the Planned Parenthood study "allowed for repeat doses of misoprostol for patients who had an incomplete abortion.
The Namibian reported that the danger with some of these pills is an incomplete abortion, which will result in a "healthy birth" but the baby will most likely be stillborn or even deformed.
On average, the alternative regimen is 97% effective, with incomplete abortion in 2% and continuing pregnancy in 1%, Dr.
An incomplete abortion could leave the baby with defects.
It could lead to an incomplete abortion but what that actually is I don't know.