Training in manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for uterine evacuation was introduced, for use by midwives as well as obstetrician-gynaecologists, with local anaesthesia.
What does MVA stand for?
MVA stands for Manual Vacuum Aspiration
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Nurses and physicians are equally capable of assessing a woman's eligibility for manual vacuum aspiration (MVA), performing the procedure safely and effectively, and determining its completeness, according to a prospective study conducted in India.
Research has identified manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) and misoprostol administration as safe and effective emergency postabortion services that can be provided within existing health system budgets.
Of the 202 accredited advanced practice clinician training programs that responded to a survey, 53% reported that they offer didactic instruction in at least one abortion procedure--surgical abortion, manual vacuum aspiration, or medical abortion.
Surgical (Vacuum Aspiration) * Consists of manual vacuum aspiration following cervical dilation induced by misoprostrol.
There are new chapters on pelvic examination, helping a woman when a pregnancy ends early, and manual vacuum aspiration.
My Foetus showed an abortion procedure actually taking place, using a technique called manual vacuum aspiration, on a woman who was four weeks pregnant.
Patients choosing surgery underwent manual vacuum aspiration with local anesthesia at their initial office visit.