suction curettage


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curettage

 [ku″rĕ-tahzh´] (Fr.)
removal of material from the wall of a cavity or other surface by scraping with a curette.
suction curettage (vacuum curettage) a method of induced abortion, consisting of removal of the uterine contents, after dilatation, by means of a hollow curette introduced into the uterus, through which suction is applied.

suction curettage

a form of abortion in which the cervix is dilated if necessary and the products of conception removed by use of a canula attached to a suction source; technique used to complete a spontaneous incomplete abortion or as a form of induced abortion.

suction curettage

suction curettage

suction curettage

Vacuum curettage Gynecology The removal of uterine contents postcervical dilation, applying suction through a hollow-tipped device, a common method for performing first trimester abortion

suc·tion cur·et·tage

(sŭk'shŭn kyūr'ĕ-tahzh')
A form of abortion in which the cervix is dilated if necessary and the products of conception removed by use of a cannula attached to a suction source; technique used to complete a spontaneous incomplete abortion or as a form of induced abortion.
Synonym(s): dilation and suction.
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On this account, it is morally appropriate to solicit the pregnant woman's free and informed consent to alternative, riskier abortion procedures less damaging to the fetus than suction curettage.
During exploratory laparotomy, left salpingo-oophorectomy is performed, and a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst is removed, with evacuation of hemoperitoneum, followed by suction curettage.
Saad has found that using standard suction curettage equipment with a No.
Her ObGyn performed a dilation and curettage (D & C) procedure, with suction curettage followed by curettage with a sharp curette.
Both pregnancies were evacuated by suction curettage, and the patient was followed by serial monitoring of a-human chorionic gonadotropin levels.
Other studies have found that pain is reduced when an oral NSAID is taken 1 to 2 hours before insertion of an intrauterine device and before suction curettage.
5 million, if one assumes all abortions to be standard $372 first trimester suction curettage abortions.
Those patients who failed to expel the products of conception after receiving misoprostol twice over 2 days were offered a choice of expectant management or suction curettage.