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Eight years experience of the Ortho Gyne 'T' IUCD in general practice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3256335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The experiences of 112 women, with a total of 191 IUCD insertions in the period 1978-1986 are reported. The study covers a period of 360 woman years. One pregnancy was reported with the coil in situ, two pregnancies were reported when the coil had either been totally or partially extruded. There were 15 episodes of infection in 15 women. Seventy eight per cent of women were either very or moderately happy with the coil, 10 per cent thought it preferable to other methods though not ideal, and 12 per cent were unhappy with it. Subsequent fertility on removal of the device was not impaired.
Authors:
T H Baker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of clinical practice     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0007-0947     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Clin Pract     Publication Date:  1988 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-10-25     Completed Date:  1989-10-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372546     Medline TA:  Br J Clin Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  453-5     Citation Subset:  IM; J    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Family Practice
Female
Humans
Intrauterine Devices* / adverse effects
Menstruation
Pregnancy

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