Vacuum aspiration, also called suction aspiration or dilation and
aspiration, can be used to empty the
uterus after an incomplete early
miscarriage. This procedure involves the use of a
hollow tube called a cannula that is attached by tubing to a bottle that has a pump, which provides a gentle vacuum. The cannula is passed through the vagina into
the uterus. The pump is then turned on, and the tissue is removed from the
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