The use of vaginal ultrasound to identify copper T IUDs at high risk of expulsion.

@article{Petta1996TheUO,
  title={The use of vaginal ultrasound to identify copper T IUDs at high risk of expulsion.},
  author={Carlos Alberto Petta and Daniel Gustavo Faundes and Edwin Pimentel and Juan D{\'i}az and Luis Bahamondes},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1996},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={287-9}
}
A total of 235 women who had a TCu 380A IUD inserted had a vaginal ultrasound scan performed to identify if the IUDs were correctly placed in the uterine fundus. Women identified as having a misplaced IUD had it removed. The remaining women were compared to 201 women who had an IUD inserted and had no ultrasound evaluation, matched by age and parity. Women were followed-up for one year. Gross cumulative discontinuation rates and continuation rates were calculated by life table analysis… CONTINUE READING

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