vacuum aspiration


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vacuum aspiration

n.
A method of abortion performed during the first trimester of pregnancy in which the contents of the uterus are withdrawn through a narrow tube.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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Objective: To study the efficacy of Manual Vacuum Aspiration for management of incomplete and missed miscarriages.
The doctor explains that since I'm not past 14 weeks, they will use vacuum aspiration.
Tenders are invited for Procurement of manual vacuum aspiration (mva) kit to be used for safe abortion at various health facilities of government of west bengal under the project of national health mission (nhm)
This case series was done at Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology, National Institute of Heart Disease, Rawalpindi, to observe safety and efficacy of manual vacuum aspiration and frequency of complications in cardiac patients with missed abortion.
If products of conception were not completely expelled till 7th day then manual vacuum aspiration or dilatation and curettage was performed.
Four different treatment modalities, including single dose methotrexate, laparotomy, hysteroscopy followed by vacuum aspiration, and vacuum aspiration under laparoscopy were performed according to patients' characteristics.
Integra's VACUSIP is a portable benchtop vacuum aspiration system that can be placed wherever the user needs it.
The foreign body was removed under vacuum aspiration [Figure 1]f revealing that was a grape seed [Figure 1]e.
Praditpan and Davis respond Thank you for your comment and for allowing us to provide clarification on the topic of antibiotic prophylaxis at the time of vacuum aspiration for miscarriage management.
Non-medication abortions are performed by vacuum aspiration, also known as surgical abortion).
The safety and acceptability of clinicians (or comparable professionals) as providers of early abortion care has been demonstrated for vacuum aspiration abortion (2) and medical abortion (3) in both developed and developing countries.