Suction Evacuation

 

 

Steps in Evacuation of the uterus to remove product of conceptus in failed pregnancy such as inevitable abortion etc

1. Drape and clean up patient.

2. Secure the anterior lip of cervix in the vagina with vulsellum and pull the cervix anteriorly with the instrument so that the cervix is exposed to the exterior of the vagina.

3. Use uterine  sound to judge the depth of the uterus by passing it through the external cervical os.

4. Pass the vacuum aspirator cannula through the external os to reach  the uterus.

5. Pull the suction syringe to empty the uterus.

Indications: Inevitable or missed abortion.

 

Technique DIGITAL LOCATOR OF VAGINA FROM BELOW (PELVIS):  Layer 1, layer of skin of female pelvis. Layer 2, layer of pelvic fascia. Layer 3 layer of greater pelvis, Layer 4, layer of lesser pelvis. Roll over mouse to label; click to display page. Then click blinking end page to display vagina page. Vagina is localised at layer 4.

 


Uterine evacuation     

 

 

 

 

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