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Table 2 Surgical performance in the D&C, EVA, and MVA groups

From: Safety and efficacy of manual vacuum suction compared with conventional dilatation and sharp curettage and electric vacuum aspiration in surgical treatment of miscarriage: a randomized controlled trial

  D&C group (n= 121) EVA group (n= 123) MVA group (n= 160) P-value
Duration of surgery (min) 13.7 ± 7.2 11.2 ± 4.2 6.9 ± 4.3 1.00
Amount of propofol used (mL) 9.6 ± 4.7 9.0 ± 3.4 8.8 ± 2.5 0.76
Bleeding of ≥100 mL (number of patients) 3 (2.4%) 1 (0.8%) 1 (0.6%) 0.50
Incomplete abortion (number of patients) 3 (2.4%) 2 (1.6%) 1 (0.6%) 0.61
  1. Values expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. D&C Dilatation and sharp curettage, EVA Electric vacuum aspiration, MVA Manual vacuum aspiration
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