Effects of the etonogestrel-releasing contraceptive implant inserted immediately postpartum on maternal hemostasis: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Brito2012EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the etonogestrel-releasing contraceptive implant inserted immediately postpartum on maternal hemostasis: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Milena Bastos Brito and Rui Alberto Ferriani and Joost C M Meijers and Andrea Aparecida Garcia and Silvana Maria Quintana and Marcos Felipe Silva de S{\'a} and Carolina Sales Vieira},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 3},
  pages={355-60}
}
INTRODUCTION The puerperium is the period of highest risk for thrombosis during a woman's reproductive life and it is an important time for initiating an effective contraceptive method in order to increase intergestational interval. Thus, the objective of the present study was to evaluated the effects of the etonogestrel (ENG)-releasing contraceptive implant inserted immediately postpartum on maternal hemostasis markers during the first six weeks of delivery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty… CONTINUE READING