intrauterine device

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Synonyms for intrauterine device

contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus

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Return to fertility after removal of a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device and Nova-T.
Two FDA-approved options for intrauterine contraception are available in the United States: the copper T380A intrauterine device (IUD) and the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS).
Cardiac complications are least with intrauterine devices including copper IUD'S and intrauterine levonorgesteral containing devices as shown in this study and also from faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare clinical guidance for Contraceptive choices for women with cardiac disease7,18 (fig-3).
Effects of age, parity, and device type on complications and discontinuation of intrauterine devices.
Therefore, it is suggested to use copper intrauterine devices within less than 48 hours or more than 4 weeks of time after delivery in postpartum and breastfeeding or not breastfeeding period [10].
Technavio's analysts forecast the global intrauterine devices market to grow at a CAGR of 3.
What women and doctors need to know is how this device compares with surgical procedures and intrauterine devices in preventing pregnancies and causing minimal harm.
to help improve access to contraceptive implants and intrauterine devices, according to an updated committee opinion from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Texas health officials recently changed doctor reimbursement rates to make it easier for low-income women to obtain intrauterine devices.
Birth control pills remain the most popular contraceptive method nationwide, but intrauterine devices and implants are more effective at preventing pregnancy and they last for several years.
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