Evaluation of the clinical performance of a levonorgestrel-releasing IUD, up to seven years of use, in Campinas, Brazil.

@article{Daz1993EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the clinical performance of a levonorgestrel-releasing IUD, up to seven years of use, in Campinas, Brazil.},
  author={Juan D{\'i}az and An{\'i}bal Faundes and Manuel Rodr{\'i}guez D{\'i}az and N{\'a}dia Maria Marchi},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1993},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={169-75}
}
The clinical performance of a levonorgestrel IUD, releasing 20 mcg/day, used by 293 women at the Family Planning Clinic of the State University of Campinas, was evaluated up to the end of the seventh year of use. No pregnancies occurred in 899 women-years of observation. The cumulative removal rate for amenorrhea or severe hypomenorrhea was 15.7 per 100… CONTINUE READING