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Female sterilisations with Filshie clips: what is the risk failure? A retrospective survey of 30,000 applications.
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PMID:  16259814     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To assess the failure rate of Filshie clip sterilisations in Victoria, Australia. DESIGN: Retrospective study between 1994 and 1998. SETTING: All specialist gynaecologists practising in the state of Victoria, Australia. INTERVENTIONS: Questionnaires (up to three) followed by telephone calls if necessary. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: A response rate of 276/277 (99.6%) was obtained. All pregnancies were recorded. RESULTS: Seventy-three failures were notified from an estimated 30,000 Filshie clip sterilisations carried out in the study period. CONCLUSIONS: The estimated failure rate of Filshie clip sterilisations in the state of Victoria carried out by specialist gynaecologists was between 2 and 3 per 1000 sterilisation operations.
Gabor T Kovacs; Anthony J Krins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of family planning and reproductive health care / Faculty of Family Planning & Reproductive Health Care, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1471-1893     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-01     Completed Date:  2005-12-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101087687     Medline TA:  J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  34-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Monash Medical School, Division of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Box Hill Hospital, Victoria, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Health Care Surveys
Pregnancy, Unplanned*
Retrospective Studies
Risk Assessment
Sterilization, Reproductive / instrumentation*,  methods
Sterilization, Tubal / instrumentation*,  methods
Treatment Failure*

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