Female sterilisations with Filshie clips: What is the risk failure? A retrospective survey of 30 000 applications

@article{Kovacs2002FemaleSW,
  title={Female sterilisations with Filshie clips: What is the risk failure? A retrospective survey of 30 000 applications},
  author={Gabor Thomas Kovacs and A J Krins},
  journal={Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={34 - 35}
}
  • G. Kovacs, A. Krins
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care
Objective To assess the failure rate of Filshie clip sterilisations in Victoria, Australia. Design Retrospective study between 1994 and 1998. Setting All specialist gynaecologists practising in the state of Victoria, Australia. Interventions Questionnaires (up to three) followed by telephone calls if necessary. Main outcome measures A response rate of 276/277 (99.6%) was obtained. All pregnancies were recorded. Results Seventy-three failures were notified from an estimated 30 000 Filshie clip… 
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