Medical Practice

Results in 1,000 Cases of Therapeutic Abortion Managed by Vacuum Aspiration

Br Med J 1971; 4 doi: (Published 20 November 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;4:477

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  1. K. C. Loung,
  2. A. E. R. Buckle,
  3. Mary M. Anderson


    A prospective study of 1,000 cases of termination of pregnancy by vacuum aspiration is presented and the safety of the method emphasized. By setting up special clinics and an additional weekly operating session, the maximum delay from a request to appointment is 5 days, and, if operation is advised, from appointment to operation a further 7 days.

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