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High risk factors are previously scarred uterus, dilatation and curettage, advanced maternal age and abnormal placentation (2).
To explore the policy implications of increasing access to safe abortion in Nigeria and Ghana, a computer-based analytic model was developed to comparatively assess the cost of treating complications of unsafe abortion and providing three first-trimester safe abortion modalities: hospital-based dilatation and curettage (D&C), hospital- and clinic-based manual vacuum aspiration (MVA), and medical abortion using misoprostol (MA).
Because of anxiety or lack of confidence in medical therapy, women are frequently admitted to hospital and subjected to surgical interventions or transfusion, or both, with dilatation and curettage, endometrial ablation, uterine artery embolisation or hysterectomy considered.
The mean estimated cost of manual vacuum aspiration was $225 lower than that of dilatation and curettage (D&C), which supports the transition to vacuum aspiration, as recommended by the World Health Organization.
A D&C stands for dilatation and curettage - a surgical procedure where the cervix is dilated and the lining of the womb is removed.
No patient required dilatation and curettage, suggesting that the regimen compared well with a high-dose, intravenous regimen of estrogen only, Dr.
The other 40% said their abortion had been performed by a health worker, most by dilatation and curettage at a health facility.
The 20 women who failed standard therapies such as uterotonics and dilatation and curettage for postpartum hemorrhage came from a pool of 418 patients treated over a 5-year period.