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The new intrauterine contraceptive devices: safe and effective.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8342459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Reviews of the safety of intrauterine contraception usually are based on studies that do not reflect changes in clinical practice that have occurred over time, and that include many types of IUDs that are no longer used. Studies of insertions of the Multiload 375 and Copper T 380 performed since 1980, which more accurately reflect current clinical practice, show that these IUDs provide a high level of protection against pregnancy and are associated with low rates of complications. Current clinical opinion regarding the safety of IUDs needs to be reassessed in light of the positive safety record of these IUDs.
D A Edelman; C W Porter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in contraception : the official journal of the Society for the Advancement of Contraception     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0267-4874     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv Contracept     Publication Date:  1993 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-31     Completed Date:  1993-08-31     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607435     Medline TA:  Adv Contracept     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Medical Research Consultants, Madison, NJ 07940.
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MeSH Terms
Intrauterine Device Expulsion
Intrauterine Devices, Copper / adverse effects*,  standards*
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease / epidemiology
Risk Factors
Uterine Perforation / epidemiology

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