Management of Surgical Abortion Complications

Christy M. Boraas, Anna Carroll, Steven P. Hesse, Emily Norkett, Jessika A. Ralph

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Induced abortion in the United States is safe, and complications are rare. Because of their rarity, many clinicians may not have direct experience with managing complications during surgical abortions. This review details the management of hemorrhage, uterine and cervical injury, and infection after surgical abortions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-338
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Gynecologic Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2022

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  • abortion
  • dilation and evacuation
  • first trimester
  • second trimester
  • surgical abortion


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