MANUAL VACUUM ASPIRATION BIBLIOGRAPHY

Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) – General

MVA in Family Medicine

Acceptability, Complications and Outcomes

Pain Management

Comparison of MVA with other Abortion Methods

MVA for Incomplete Abortion

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Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) – General

1. ARHP. Manual vacuum aspiration (MVA):A quick reference guide for clinicians. June 2008.
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2. Blumenthal PD, Remsburg RE. A time and cost analysis of the management of incomplete abortion with manual vacuum aspiration. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Jun 1994;45(3):261-267.
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3. Cook RJ, Dickens BM, Horga M. Safe abortion: WHO technical and policy guidance. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Jul 2004;86(1):79-84.
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4. Edwards J, Carson SA. New technologies permit safe abortion at less than six weeks' gestation and provide timely detection of ectopic gestation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. May 1997;176(5):1101-1106.
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5. Hemlin J, Moller B. Manual vacuum aspiration, a safe and effective alternative in early pregnancy termination. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. Jun 2001;80(6):563-567.
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6. Narrigan D. Early abortion. Update and implications for midwifery practice. J Nurse Midwifery. Nov-Dec 1998;43(6):492-501.
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7. Orbach D, Schaff E. Which cannulae fit the Ipas manual vacuum aspiration syringe? Contraception. Feb 2004;69(2):171-173.
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8. Paul M, Lackie E, Mitchell C, Rogers A, Fox M. Is pathology examination useful after early surgical abortion? Obstet Gynecol. Apr 2002;99(4):567-571.
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9. Paul ME, Mitchell CM, Rogers AJ, Fox MC, Lackie EG. Early surgical abortion: efficacy and safety. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Aug 2002;187(2):407-411.
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10. Stubblefield PG. Current technology for abortion. Curr Probl Obstet Gynecol. Dec 1978;2(4):3-44.
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11. Todd CS, Soler ME, Castleman L, Rogers MK, Blumenthal PD. Manual vacuum aspiration for second-trimester pregnancy termination. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Oct 2003;83(1):5-9.
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12. Westfall JM, Sophocles A, Burggraf H, Ellis S. Manual vacuum aspiration for first-trimester abortion. Arch Fam Med. Nov-Dec 1998;7(6):559-562.
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MVA in Family Medicine

1. Paul M, Nobel K. Papaya: a simulation model for training in uterine aspiration. Fam Med. Apr 2005;37(4):242-244.
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2. Westfall JM, O'Brien-Gonzales A, Barley G. Update on early medical and surgical abortion. J Womens Health. Oct 1998;7(8):991-995.
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3. Westfall JM, Sophocles A, Burggraf H, Ellis S. Manual vacuum aspiration for first-trimester abortion. Arch Fam Med. Nov-Dec 1998;7(6):559-562.
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Acceptability, Complications and Outcomes

1. Bird ST, Harvey SM, Beckman LJ, Nichols MD, Rogers K, Blumenthal PD. Similarities in women's perceptions and acceptability of manual vacuum aspiration and electric vacuum aspiration for first trimester abortion. Contraception. Mar 2003;67(3):207-212.
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2. Bird ST, Harvey SM, Nichols MD, Edelman A. Comparing the acceptability of manual vacuum aspiration and electric vacuum aspiration as methods of early abortion. J Am Med Womens Assoc. Summer 2001;56(3):124-126.
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3. Castadot RG. Pregnancy termination: techniques, risks, and complications and their management. Fertil Steril. Jan 1986;45(1):5-17.
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4. Davis A, Westhoff C, De Nonno L. Bleeding patterns after early abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol or manual vacuum aspiration. J Am Med Womens Assoc. 2000;55(3 Suppl):141-144.
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5. Dean G, Cardenas L, Darney P, Goldberg A. Acceptability of manual versus electric aspiration for first trimester abortion: a randomized trial. Contraception. Mar 2003;67(3):201-206.
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6. Hamoda H, Flett GM, Ashok PW, Templeton A. Surgical abortion using manual vacuum aspiration under local anaesthesia: a pilot study of feasibility and women's acceptability. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. Jul 2005;31(3):185-188.
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7. Miller S, Billings DL, Clifford B. Midwives and postabortion care: experiences, opinions, and attitudes among participants at the 25th Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives. J Midwifery Womens Health. Jul-Aug 2002;47(4):247-255.
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Pain Management

1. Castleman L, Mann C. Manual Vacuum Aspiration (MVA) for uterine evacutaion: pain managment. Chapel Hill, NC: Ipas; 2002.
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2. Gomez PI, Gaitan H, Nova C, Paradas A. Paracervical block in incomplete abortion using manual vacuum aspiration: randomized clinical trial. Obstet Gynecol. May 2004;103(5 Pt 1):943-951.
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3. Rawling MJ, Wiebe ER. Pain control in abortion clinics. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Mar 1998;60(3):293-295.
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4. Rawling MJ, Wiebe ER. A randomized controlled trial of fentanyl for abortion pain. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Jul 2001;185(1):103-107.
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5. Smith GM, Stubblefield PG, Chirchirillo L, McCarthy MJ. Pain of first-trimester abortion: its quantification and relations with other variables. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Mar 1 1979;133(5):489-498.
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6. Solo J. Easing the pain: pain management in the treatment of incomplete abortion. Reprod Health Matters. May 2000;8(15):45-51.
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7. Stubblefield PG. Control of pain for women undergoing abortion. Suppl Int J Gynecol Obstet. 1989;3:131-140.
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8. Wiebe ER, Rawling M. Pain control in abortion. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Jul 1995;50(1):41-46.
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Comparison of MVA with other Abortion Methods

1. Bird ST, Harvey SM, Nichols MD, Edelman A. Comparing the acceptability of manual vacuum aspiration and electric vacuum aspiration as methods of early abortion. J Am Med Womens Assoc. Summer 2001;56(3):124-126.
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2. Cakir L, Dilbaz B, Caliskan E, Dede FS, Dilbaz S, Haberal A. Comparison of oral and vaginal misoprostol for cervical ripening before manual vacuum aspiration of first trimester pregnancy under local anesthesia: a randomized placebo-controlled study. Contraception. May 2005;71(5):337-342.
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3. Creinin MD. Randomized comparison of efficacy, acceptability and cost of medical versus surgical abortion. Contraception. Sep 2000;62(3):117-124.
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4. Dean G, Cardenas L, Darney P, Goldberg A. Acceptability of manual versus electric aspiration for first trimester abortion: a randomized trial. Contraception. Mar 2003;67(3):201-206.
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5. Edelman A, Nichols MD, Jensen J. Comparison of pain and time of procedures with two first-trimester abortion techniques performed by residents and faculty. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Jun 2001;184(7):1564-1567.
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6. Goldberg AB, Dean G, Kang MS, Youssof S, Darney PD. Manual versus electric vacuum aspiration for early first-trimester abortion: a controlled study of complication rates. Obstet Gynecol. Jan 2004;103(1):101-107.
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7. Holmgren K. Women's evaluation of three early abortion methods. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. Dec 1992;71(8):616-623.
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8. Kulier R, Fekih A, Hofmeyr GJ, Campana A. Surgical methods for first trimester termination of pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001(4):CD002900.
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9. Lichtenberg ES, Paul M, Jones H. First trimester surgical abortion practices: a survey of National Abortion Federation members. Contraception. Dec 2001;64(6):345-352.
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10. Mahomed K, Healy J, Tandon S. A comparison of manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) and sharp curettage in the management of incomplete abortion. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Jul 1994;46(1):27-32.
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11. Say L, Kulier R, Gulmezoglu M, Campana A. Medical versus surgical methods for first trimester termination of pregnancy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005(1):CD003037.
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12. Stubblefield PG, Carr-Ellis S, Borgatta L. Methods for induced abortion. Obstet Gynecol. Jul 2004;104(1):174-185.
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13. Weeks A, Alia G, Blum J, et al. A randomized trial of misoprostol compared with manual vacuum aspiration for incomplete abortion. Obstet Gynecol. Sep 2005;106(3):540-547.
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14. Westfall JM, O'Brien-Gonzales A, Barley G. Update on early medical and surgical abortion. J Womens Health. Oct 1998;7(8):991-995.
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MVA for Incomplete Abortion

1. Brown HC, Jewkes R, Levin J, Dickson-Tetteh K, Rees H. Management of incomplete abortion in South African public hospitals. Bjog. Apr 2003;110(4):371-377.
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2. Creinin MD, Schwartz JL, Guido RS, Pymar HC. Early pregnancy failure--current management concepts. Obstet Gynecol Surv. Feb 2001;56(2):105-113.
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3. Fawcus S, McIntyre J, Jewkes RK, et al. Management of incomplete abortions at South African public hospitals. National Incomplete Abortion Study Reference Group. S Afr Med J. Apr 1997;87(4):438-442.
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4. Forna F, Gulmezoglu AM. Surgical procedures to evacuate incomplete abortion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2001(1):CD001993.
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5. Gazvani R, Honey E, MacLennan FM, Templeton A. Manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) in the management of first trimester pregnancy loss. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. Feb 10 2004;112(2):197-200.
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