Do Trong Hieu

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The quinacrine method of non-surgical female sterilisation involves transcervical intrauterine insertion of 252 mg quinacrine as pellets during the proliferative phase of the menstrual cycle; the drug causes inflammation and fibrosis of the proximal fallopian tube. We have carried out a field trial of 31,781 cases in twenty-four provinces of Vietnam from(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term safety of nonsurgical sterilization with quinacrine. DESIGN Observational cohort study. SETTING Rural provinces in northern Vietnam. PATIENT(S) Two thousand eight hundred forty women who had had quinacrine insertions and an age-matched comparison group of 1,658 women who had an intrauterine device (IUD) insertion(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the safety, efficacy and acceptability of quinacrine sterilization (QS), tubectomy and vasectomy in Vietnam. METHODS This study was initiated in January 1998 and completed in February 2000. A sample of 9 districts in 5 provinces, where the prevalence of QS was known to be high, was selected. Every person sterilized in these 9(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the rates of ectopic pregnancy with the use of quinacrine sterilization (QS) compared to other methods and no method (non-users). METHODS Four provinces were selected for their above average numbers of women who had undergone QS: Nam Dinh, Nam Ha, Hai Duong and Hung Yen. Case histories related to surgical treatment of all ectopic(More)
This report presents the first population-based estimates of maternal mortality in Vietnam. All the deaths of women aged 15-49 in 1994-95 in three provinces of Vietnam were identified and classified by cause. Maternal mortality was the fifth most frequent cause of death. The maternal mortality ratio was 155 deaths per 100,000 live births. This ratio(More)
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to evaluate long-term safety of quinacrine pellets for nonsurgical sterilization among women in Vietnam. STUDY DESIGN Observational cohort study of 2735 women who had quinacrine insertions between 1989 and 1993 compared to 1623 women who received an intrauterine device (IUD). RESULTS Cumulative follow-up times for the(More)
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of two insertions of quinacrine pellets for nonsurgical sterilization among women in northern Vietnam. STUDY DESIGN Observational cohort study of 1335 women who received two quinacrine insertions between 1989 and 1993. RESULTS About 90% of the study population participated in(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term efficacy of nonsurgical sterilization with quinacrine. DESIGN Observational cohort study. SETTING Rural provinces in northern Vietnam. PATIENT(S) Two thousand seven hundred and nine women who had quinacrine insertions between 1989 and 1993. INTERVENTION(S) Interviews in 1994, 1995, and 1996 and review of(More)
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