incomplete abortion


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incomplete abortion

[‚in·kəm′plēt ə′bȯr·shən]
(medicine)
Expulsion of only part of the product of conception, with some of the membranes or placenta remaining in the uterus.
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Comparison of misoprostol and manual vacuum aspiration for the treatment of incomplete abortion.
Misoprostol for treatment of incomplete abortion at the regional hospital level: results from Tanzania.
The interviews aimed to explore what influenced whether women attended the study hospital for a safe abortion or for care following an incomplete abortion.
Misoprostol's characteristics make it a smart option for treating incomplete abortion in SSA, especially at the district and sub-hospital levels in remote, rural and impoverished areas where access to PAC is most restricted, but this has yet to be demonstrated and effectively operationalized at mid- and lower-level facilities.
16] studied the management of incomplete abortion by MVA and found effectiveness of the procedure to be about 98% with very low postprocedure complication rate (2%).
In Guyana, for example, Aziza Ahmed (2003) notes that "when abortion was made legal in 1995, admissions to a capital city hospital for septic and incomplete abortion declined by 41% [whereas] before the law legalising abortion was passed, septic abortion was the third largest cause of admissions to public hospitals and incomplete abortion was the eighth largest" (Ahmed 2003).
I understand the worry about women who could have an ectopic pregnancy or incomplete abortion and become unstable and trigger a lawsuit, but with good counseling, we could prevent the unwitting termination of a potentially normal pregnancy.
68% patients of incomplete abortion, retained products of conception (POCs) visualized in lower uterine segment / cervical canal, a collection of blood / placental remnants in the shape of irregular mass.
It could lead to an incomplete abortion but what that actually is I don't know.
When she returned to Ireland, she required subsequent treatment for complications resulting from an incomplete abortion.
Incomplete abortion occurs when a residual gestational sac is detected on ultra sound, and vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain are present.