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Vacuum aspiration can be used to empty the
uterus after an incomplete early
miscarriage. It's also called suction aspiration or dilation and
aspiration. The doctor uses a
hollow tube called a cannula. It is attached by tubing to a bottle that has a pump. The pump provides a gentle vacuum. The cannula is passed through the vagina into
the uterus. The pump is then turned on, and the tissue is removed from the
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerFemi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofJanuary 8, 2015
Current as of:
January 8, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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