Dilation and Evacuation

Cassing Hammond*, Stephen Chasen

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

27 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationManagement of Unintended and Abnormal Pregnancy
Subtitle of host publicationComprehensive Abortion Care
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781405176965
StatePublished - May 22 2009


  • Adequate cervical preparation, decreasing morbidity associated with second-trimester surgical abortion
  • Advances in methods of cervical dilation - facilitating uterine evacuation
  • Dilation and evacuation
  • Dilation and evacuation - safe and effective method of second-trimester abortion
  • Measurement of fetal foot length in gestational age estimation after abortion
  • Osmotic dilators decreasing risk of cervical trauma
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Preoperative evaluation of patient includes pertinent history

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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