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What is the vacuum procedure for an abortion?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Surgical abortion: Pregancies of less than 12 weeks when termination is desired, are evacuated by suction by application of negative pressure to a catheter inserted into the womb. The "products of conception" are thus removed, under local anesthesia and an amnesia causing medication, and this is done as an outpatient procedure.
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Last updated Nov 17, 2017
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