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Advantages and disadvantages of MTP

Advantages and disadvantages of medical abortion

MTP Advantages

The apparent advantages of medical abortion include the following:

  • Very high efficacy (95-97%, according to official data; 99.7%, according to our data);
  • Low rate of complications and side effects (up to 7%, according to official data; 2-4%, according to our data);
  • No traumatic effects on the uterine mucosa (endometrium). This significantly reduces the likelihood of developing endometrial pathology in the future, which could affect subsequent pregnancies and oncopathology.
  • There is no need for anesthesia (general or local). This eliminates the general anesthesia early and late complications.
  • The uterine cavity Infection, complications such as pelvic adhesions, tubal infertility (fallopian tubes) are avoided;
  • Infection no possibility with hepatitis B, C, or HIV;
  • No need for hospital treatment;
  • The impact on reproductive function is minimal;
  • It is the choice method for primiparous women and young girls.

MTP disadvantages

Disadvantages include:

  • The procedure relative painfulness. Although the pain is moderate for most women, this factor should always be considered.
  • For some women, it is psychologically more difficult to tolerate.
  • The procedure takes a longer time.
  • With the woman increasing age, it is likely that there are relative contraindications for the procedure. (Source)