Depiction of Dilatation and Evacuation Abortion Performed at 9 Weeks Gestation - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This full color stock medical exhibit depicts steps from a dilation and evacuation abortion performed at week nine of gestation. The first image provides a side cut-away view of the mother as a set of dilators are used to enlarge the opening of the cervix. The second image depicts a cannula being inserted into the uterus. The third image shows the shredding and suctioning of the fetus through a cannula into a jar. The final image shows the scraping of the uterus with a curette to determine whether any significant amount of tissue remains.