The “ Broken ” IUD : Its Detection and Clinical Management

  title={The “ Broken ” IUD : Its Detection and Clinical Management},
  author={Carlos M. Fernandez and Marie A. Cabiya and Elliot M Levine and Kemoria Granberry and Stephen R. Locher},
Background: The Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUD) can potentially be fractured upon its removal. The authors have collected a case series to illustrate this occurrence. Material and Methods: Cases of possible IUD breakage that were discovered by clinicians within our Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which were collected to describe the related diagnosis and management issues dealt with, over the course of three years (2012-2014). Conclusion: Though the safe and effective use of… CONTINUE READING

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