A five-year clinical evaluation of Norplant contraceptive subdermal implants in Bangladeshi acceptors.

@article{Akhter1993AFC,
  title={A five-year clinical evaluation of Norplant contraceptive subdermal implants in Bangladeshi acceptors.},
  author={Hossain. Syed Akhter and T R Dunson and R N Amatya and K. Ghousiya Begum and Tapan Chowdhury and N Dighe and Susanne Kr{\"u}ger and S Rahman},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1993},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={569-82}
}
A non-comparative study of the Norplant contraceptive subdermal implant system was conducted in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The study was designed to evaluate the contraceptive efficacy, safety and overall acceptability of Norplant implants. Six hundred women were enrolled in the clinical trial, which began in 1985 at three study sites. Follow-up visits were scheduled at 1, 3, and 6 months after Norplant implant insertion, and every six months thereafter until removal or at the end of five years. There… CONTINUE READING