Vacuum aspiration (also known as suction aspiration) is a clinical procedure for uterine evacuation. It is recommended for the treatment of incomplete abortion. Most women who seek treatment due to abortion complications have suffered an incomplete abortion.
The vacumm aspiration (also known as suction aspiration) is a simple and safe clinical procedure for uterine evacuation purposes.
An incomplete abortion occurs when the uterus hasn’t been completely evacuated and there are still vestiges of the pregnancy and tissue.
When not properly treated, the incomplete abortion can cause bleeding or infection, which can result in death. In nearly all cases, vaccum aspiration with local anesthesia is the most appropriate treatment for post-abortion complications.
It is an innovative and efficient technology consisting in the aspiration of the uterine contents through an attached vaccum aspirator. This type of procedure has been widely used as a safe and efficient alternative to curettage (D&C).
Some of the advantages the vaccum aspiration are:
- Easily accepted by doctors;
- Greater comfort for the patient;
- Use of local anesthesia;
- Shorter recovery time.
Vacuum aspiration or (suction aspiration) also reduces the risk of complications during treatment, with far fewer complications than the curettage.
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