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Published on Nov 26, 2008
This clip explains the risks of D&Cs which are used routinely in gynecology despite the potential dangers and the existence of safer and more effective alternatives. The following link to my blog presents published peer-reviewed articles on the incidences and prevalences of Asherman's syndrome following D&C for miscarriage:
Please note: This clip is neither pro nor anti-abortion. It promotes awareness of the risks of D&C REGARDLESS of the reason for which it is used because it can cause infertility and severe complications needlessly. Alternatives including drugs and hysteroscopy exist to replace any of the (unfortunately) numerous and common uses of D&C.
To find out more about alternatives to D&C watch my clip on Miscarriage management and Misoprostol for miscarriage management: facts and fiction.