Factors affecting intrauterine contraceptive device performance. I. Endometrial cavity length.

@article{Hasson1976FactorsAI,
  title={Factors affecting intrauterine contraceptive device performance. I. Endometrial cavity length.},
  author={Harrith M. Hasson and Gary S. Berger and David R. Cheng Alan Edelman},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1976},
  volume={126 8},
  pages={973-81}
}
The relationship of endometrial cavity length to intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) performance was evaluated in 319 patients wearing three types of devices. The rate of events, defined as pregnancy, expulsion, or medical removal, increased significantly when the length of the IUD was equal to, exceeded, or was shorter by two or more centimeters than the length of the endometrial cavity. Total uterine length was found to be a less accurate prognostic indicator of IUD performance than… CONTINUE READING

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